Trooper Barett Duren places 30 year old Travis Wayne Johnson, of Leggett, under arrest for driving while intoxicated.
Driving While Intoxicated, Resisting Arrest, Terroristic Threat, LIVINGSTON, August 23, 2015 - Shortly after 1 am on August 23, 2015, Trooper Barett Duren with the Texas Highway Patrol was patrolling on US-190 West. Duren spotted an east-bound burgundy Mercury Marquise that had just left Tumble Weeds club. The driver, Travis Wayne Johnson, 30, of Leggett, was weaving and couldn't seem to maintain a single lane of traffic. Trooper Duren initiated a traffic stop as the driver pulled into the parking lot of Chevron at 190 and US-59. Duren conducted a field sobriety test and a portable breath test on Johnson and placed him under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Johnson was cooperative at the scene. Duren cuffed Johnson and placed him into his patrol unit to be transported to Polk County Jail (Johnson's wife drove the car from the scene). While at the jail for processing, Johnson threatened Duren and began to resist. Duren kept control of the situation and helped Johnson comply with lawful orders. Johnson was charged with driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, and terroristic threat against a public servant.
Johnson appeared to begin to cry (his wife is pictured standing close to him).
At this point, Johnson appeared cooperative (things would change once he arrived at Polk County Jail).
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