DIBOLL, TX (KTRE) – A Louisiana man is facing charges after police said he was caught driving drunk with his 13-year-old nephew in the car.
Juan Montanez Jr., 40, was arrested at 7:15 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 59 South near Nogle Street in Diboll. Montanez told police he was traveling to Houston.
Police said Montanez was stopped after he made an unsafe lane change. Police said they found open cans of beer in his car.
The child waited for several hours at the police station until relatives from Louisiana picked him up.
Driving drunk with a child in the car is a state jail felony.