Troopers David Morris (right) and Kevin Burman deal with Darwin Patton of Silsbee.
Felony Driving While Intoxicated, LIVINGSTON, July 3, 2011 - At approximately 8:43 pm on July 3, 2011, Trooper David Morris with the Texas Highway Patrol spotted a green 1992 Toyota Tercel with a headlight out and pulled the car over in a routine traffic stop. The car was east-bound on US-190 East. Morris pulled the vehicle over on 190 at Campbell Road. The driver of the vehicle was by Darwin Clyde Patton, 51, of Silsbee. When Trooper Morris spoke with Patton, he detected alcohol. Morris conducted a field sobriety test on Patton. According to Trooper Morris, Patton performed poorly on the test and was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Patton was given a breathalyzer test and blew nearly 3 times the legal limit. Further, this is Patton's 3rd or more DWI making this charge a felony DWI. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing recovered Patton's vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared after 9 pm.
Darwin Clyde Patton, 51, of Silsbee, is facing a felony DWI (his 3rd or more).
Patton's 1992 Toyota had a burned out headlight while he was driving while intoxicated (Trooper Kevin Burman also pictured).
An opened 12 pack of beer was found in Patton's vehicle.
Patton's vehicle was towed by Ken's Towing.
Houdini guards the truck and watches Ken.
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