Texas Drunk Driver Crashes into Police Cars

November 7, 2014

Galveston, Texas, police have arrested a man who they say crashed into two police cars while driving drunk.

KHOU-TV reports 66-year-old Raymond Oakley nearly struck a Galveston police officer who was working at the scene of an earlier accident. Chief Henry Porretto says the officer directing traffic had to flee from Oakley’s path and was a few feet away from being hit before the crash. No injuries were reported.

Oakley has been charged with DWI, driving with an invalid license and two counts of possessing a dangerous drug.

Police say Oakley was drunk and that they found drugs in his car.

Oakley is being held at the Galveston County Jail on $25,000 bond. Online jail records didn’t indicate an attorney.

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