Man Arrested for DWI Early in the Morning, LIVINGSTON, December 18, 2009 - After numerous calls placed to the Polk County Sheriff's Office about a car that was driving erratically on US-190 West in the east-bound lanes, Deputy Christian Schanmeir with the Polk County Sheriff's Office pulled over a red Geo Metro shortly before 8 am on December 18, 2009 in a parking lot across the street from Melbo's Store in Livingston. The vehicle was driven by Danny Monroe Wilcox, 59, of Lewisville, Texas. Deputy Schanmeier noticed signs of intoxication. Wilcox had trouble standing up. However, there was not a smell of alcohol or any sign of alcohol. Schanmeir detained Wilcox and called for a Trooper. In the meantime, Deputy Mark DuBose arrived to lend assistance in the situation. A short time later, DPS Trooper Ramey Bass arrived. An ambulance from Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene to check Wilcox out. After checking Wilcox's vital signs and a general health check, it was determined that Wilcox was physically okay but was intoxicated. Wilcox was placed under arrest and booked into Polk County Jail for driving while intoxicated. His car was towed away from the parking lot and the scene was cleared before 9:30 am. What Wilcox was intoxicated on will come out in an investigation.
Wilcox was driving this Geo Metro.
Deputy Christian Schanmeier detained Wilcox in the back of his patrol car as they waited for DPS Trooper Ramey Bass to arrive.
Trooper Ramey Bass and Deputy Christian Schanmeier escort Wilcox to an ambulance to be checked by medical personnel (Deputy Mark DuBose looks on).
Once Wilcox was determined to be physically okay, he was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
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