Sergeant Christian Schanmier with the Sheriff's Office pulled over this 2010 Chevy Silverado driven by Chad Comeaux of Lousiana. Comeaux was arrested for DWI.
Sheriff's Deputy Gets Intoxicated Driver Off the Road, LEGGETT, February 11, 2012 - At approximately 10 pm on February 10, 2012, Sergeant Christian Schanmier with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was south-bound on US-59 in Leggett when he spotted a white 2010 Chevy Silverado driven by Chad Joseph Comeaux, 35, of Louisiana. Sergeant Schanmier observed the truck make a sudden unsafe lane change. Schanmier pulled the truck over and spoke to Comeaux. While in conversation Schanmier smelled alcohol coming from Comeaux and had Comeaux step out of the vehicle. Also in the vehicle was, Teddy Jude Lalonde, 21, also from Louisiana. Schanmier was quickly joined by Deputy Billy Duke. Trooper David Flowers with the Texas Highway Patrol was summoned to administer a field sobriety test on the driver, Chad Comeaux. Comeaux appeared to struggle walking a straight line or performing other tasks for the field sobriety test. Comeaux was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Passenger Teddy Lalonde was also intoxicated and placed under arrest for public intoxication. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Comeaux's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared by 11 pm.
Chad Comeaux of Lousiana refused to take a breathalyzer test from Trooper David Flowers, after Comeaux struggled on a field sobriety test.
Trooper Flowers placed Comeaux under arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Passenger, 21 year old Teddy Jude Lalonde was arrested for public intoxication (Deputy Billy Duke is escorting Lalonde to a unit to be transported to Jail. Sergeant Christian Schanmier pictured in background).
Duke checks Lalonde for possible weapons or other contraband.
A case of beer on the floor of Comeaux's truck and 2 open cans of beer on the dashboard
Houdini watched from his truck.
Comeaux's truck was recovered by Ken's Towing.
After Houdini had seen enough he went back to his warm cushy seat.
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