Alleged drunk driver caught after almost hitting a Nacogdoches Police car

By Morgan Thomas - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – An alleged drunk driver was arrested early Sunday morning when he almost struck a Nacogdoches Police car.

Arthur Pruitt was stopped for a possible DWI case when he failed to yield the right of way.  He was turning onto Douglass Street from a side street almost hitting a patrol vehicle. Officers at the scene believed he was intoxicated.

Pruitt was charged with Driving while Intoxicated.  According to Sgt. Chasen Partin with NPD, he gave a specimen during a breathalyzer test, but the results are not being released.

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