CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - A Houston County trooper arrested a Mexican national after reporting the man was driving in Crockett with children sitting everywhere but the seats in his convertible Sunday evening.
Ramirez Arteaga is charged with child endangerment and no driver's license. He was also cited for open container and unrestrained children.
According to the trooper, he saw a man driving a Ford Mustang convertible on East Houston Avenue in Crockett with two children sitting on the doors and one child sitting on the top of the back seat. The trooper pulled Arteaga over and reported seeing to other children sitting in the car without seatbelts and he said he saw an open container of alcohol.
The children were all between the ages of 2 and 16.
The trooper arrested Arteaga.