Man jailed for taking teens clubbing, providing alcohol

Ivan Chavez // San Benito Police Department Photo

A 23-year-old man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly took several teens clubbing and bought them alcohol.

San Benito police arrested Ivan Chavez on multiple criminal charges early Sunday morning.

Investigators told Action 4 News that officers were called to 300 block of S. Oscar Williams Road about a runaway girl.

Officers found the teenage girl and four other juveniles inside Chavez TMs black Nissan pickup truck.

Investigators said an officer noticed the odor of alcohol and found alcoholic beverages inside the vehicle.

Police reported that Chavez took the teens clubbing in McAllen and bought them alcohol.

Officers charged Chavez with three counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

The teens were all cited for being minors in possession of alcohol and released to their parents.

Chavez appeared before a San Benito Municipal Court judge where he was issued $12,000 in bonds.