NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - After the 9-year-old boy flagged a Texas Parks and Wildlife game warden down, a 51-year-old Nacogdoches man was arrested for allegedly driving after he had smoked a PCP cigarette and taken a Hydrocodone pill.
Floyd Raye Sweat is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a state-jail felony charge of driving while intoxicated with a child under the age of 15 in the car. His bail has been set at $15,000.
According to the arrest affidavit, the 9-year-old flagged the TPW game warden down. The boy was a passenger in a gray Ford F-150 pickup. When the game warden made contact with the truck's driver, Sweat was allegedly "shaking uncontrollably."
At that point, the game warden asked if everything was OK. The arrest affidavit stated that the boy "shook his head no and appeared to be scared."
When the game warden asked Sweat to get out of his pickup, the man had trouble standing up straight and had to be helped to the rear of the vehicle, according to the arrest affidavit. The affidavit said Sweat exhibited signs of intoxication.
Later, Sweat allegedly admitted to the game warden that he had smoked a PCP cigarette and taken a Hydrocodone pill. A representative from Child Protective Services met the game warden at Nacogdoches' Hospital, and the boy was released into his mother's custody.