I-20 driver arrested for second DWI

Grambling Police arrested a Minden man Thursday evening after a report of a reckless driver on Interstate 20.

A caller reported a white Cadillac eastbound on I-20 approaching Grambling was running vehicles off the road. GPD located the vehicle and stopped it near exit 81. The driver, Travis E. Barton, 45, of Minden, appeared confused and smelled of alcohol and had difficulty standing or walking. 

Field sobriety tests were administered, and Barton was arrested for DWI and taken to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center for a breath test. The test, administered by Louisiana State Police, indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.20g%, almost three times the legal limit.

Barton was booked for second offense DWI. Bail was set at $2,500.

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