LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - An Irving man pleaded guilty Thursday morning to a felony driving while intoxicated charge following a March arrest in which he was driving drunk with three children in the vehicle.
Steven Trim, 25, accepted a nine-month state jail sentence in Judge Barry Bryan's courtroom.
According to a previous report, a deputy witnessed Trim driving at a speed over 90 miles an hour on State Highway 103 East. He stopped him on Neches Road and said Trim had a strong odor of alcohol and showed other signs of intoxication.
Trim was driving with children aged 3, 1 and 3 months in the back seat. A woman in the passenger seat explained to the deputy that Trim was drunk from drinking at a restaurant and when they left, he would not let her drive.
The children were released to the custody of the woman and the deputy took Trim to a hospital to be drawn for blood to test his blood-alcohol content. He then took Trim to the Angelina County Jail.