Police Say Suspected Drunk Driver Passes Out in Car

CORPUS CHRISTI–Officers found a suspected drunk driver and his passenger passed out in their car at a stop light on the southside of Corpus Christi Tuesday morning.

Police arrested Faustino Ovalle, 37, for driving while intoxicated, and his passenger, Christine Soto Garcia, 32, for public intoxication.

Officers pulled up behind Ovalle and Garcia on the 3200 block of SPID around midnight. When the light turned green, the driver of the car didn’t go. They checked out the car and found both Ovalle and Garcia passed out.

The Ford Fusion was impounded, while officers got a warrant to draw blood from Ovalle.

–South Texas Tribune, southtexastribune@gmail.com

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