Man arrested for public intoxication blames ~Cowboys TM big win

A Harlingen man busted for being drunk tells police he was celebrating the Dallas Cowboys big win this weekend.

Mario Menchaca was walking down the 800 block of North 1st street in Harlingen Monday.

Tipsters claimed he tried to break into a home or a car, but then fled the scene.

When officers arrived, Menchaca admitted to drinking alcohol in celebration of the Dallas Cowboys game.

Police said his eyes were red and his speech was slurred.

The 59-year-old was arrested, and charged with public intoxication.

Menchaca is a repeat offender with more than three prior convictions of public intoxication.

His bond was set at $750 dollars.