45 year old Kyle Richter, of Holiday Lake Estates, got his 2012 Ford F-350 stuck in a ditch. He was arrested for DWI.
Driver Drives Truck Into Ditch, Charged with DWI, HOLIDAY LAKE ESTATES, August 29, 2018 - Shortly after 10 pm on August 28, 2018, a black 2012 Ford F-350, driven by Kyle Richter, 45, of Holiday Lake Estates was traveling and misjudged a turn on Drew's Landing at River Road. Richter drove the front end of his pickup into a ditch. Some locals spotted the situation and observed that Richter appeared to be intoxicated. A call was placed to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Ron Goertz was dispatched to the scene and found Richter a short distance away. Goertz returned Richter to the scene. Trooper Colton McQuilkin with the Texas Highway Patrol was dispatched to investigate. When McQuilkin arrived he observed open beer cans in Richter's pickup, along with an open case of beer. McQuilkin administered a field sobriety test on Richter and charged him with driving while intoxicated. Richter was transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital for a blood withdrawal. Richter allegedly has prior DWIs and this one could be a felony. Richter's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
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Deputy Ron Goertz stands by as Trooper Colton McQuilkin administers a field sboriety test on Richter.
Richter struggled with basic tasks of the field sobriety test.
McQuilkin placed Richter under arrest and charged him with driving while intoxicated.
Open beer cans and an open case of beer was found in Richter's pickup.
A cat watched everything from a nearby driveway.
Houdini assisted with towing duties.
Mixi, Molly, and Heidi were on duty for PolkCountyToday.com.
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