Cold beer found inside car leads to arrest

Javier De La Fuente

A man was arrested in San Benito for driving while intoxicated.

Javier De La Fuente almost struck an unmarked unit when he was driving down the wrong side of the road on Ratliff St.

Officers found a cold bottle of beer on the floor of the 44-year-old TMs car.

Police noticed the floor mat was wet from spilled beer.

De La Fuente allegedly agreed to perform a standardized field sobriety test and he showed signs of being intoxicated.

He was placed under arrest and it was noted that De La Fuente had a previous DWI.

The second offense is a Class A Misdemeanor and his bond was set at $8,000.