Trooper arrests Lufkin woman for driving drunk with children

Cathy Gilder (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Cathy Gilder (Source: Angelina County Jail)

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A DPS trooper arrested a Lufkin woman after reportedly catching her driving drunk with two children under the age of 15 Monday night.

According to the DPS report, the trooper stopped a Buick car, driven by Cathy E. Gilder, 57, on US 69 South in Angelina County, around 9:30 p.m., on a speeding violation.

The trooper reported Gilder had a strong odor of alcohol on her breath and she failed field-sobriety tests.

Gilder was traveling with three children and two were under the age of 15. One was a six-year-old boy and the other was a 14-year-old boy.

A family member took custody of the children and the trooper arrested Gilder on a charge of state-jail felony driving while intoxicated with a child passenger.

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