Trooper Chad Seamans conducts a field sobriety test on 30 year old Lisa Ann Harris of Livingston.
Pregnant, Small Child in Car, Allegedly DWI, Mother Facing Felony Charges, SCENIC LOOP, May 3, 2015 - Shortly after 6 pm on May 3, 2015, Deputy Terri Mayer with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a scene at FM-2457 and FM-3277. According to witnesses, there was a driver passed out behind the wheel of a black Ford Expedtion at the caution light of the intersection. When Deputy Mayer arrived, she found a woman (Lisa Ann Harris, 30, of Livingston) passed out behind the wheel, engine running, in drive, and foot on the brake. Also in the car was a toddler (Harris' daughter), and Harris' boyfriend. Deputy Mayer Summoned Trooper Chad Seamans. When Trooper Seamans arrived, they placed Harris' boyfriend, Terrence Allen Bale, Jr., 31, of Conroe under arrest for public intoxication. Seamans conducted a field sobriety test on Harris and placed her under arrest for felony driving while intoxicated. According to state law, the presence of a child in the car during a dwi charge automatically constitutes a felony dwi. Harris was transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital for a mandatory blood withdrawal. The toddler was turned over to her grandmother. Harris' vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Wrecker Service and will be stored in Goodrich.
31 year old Terrence Allen Bale, Jr., of Conroe, was passed out in the car. He was placed under arrest public intoxication.
Deputy Terri Mayer (right, holding child) took custody of the girl toddler until the child's grandmother arrived to take custody of the child (Trooper Ashlee McBride also pictured).
Seamans placed Harris under arrest for felony driving while intoxicated.
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