Two sections of fencing at Coulter Field airport were damaged Saturday evening by an accused drunk driver. According to the Bryan police arrest report, two officers found the driver of a pickup truck using the chain link fence to assist him in walking inside the airport. The driver, 32 year old Rafael Tirado-Martinez of Bryan, was taken to the hospital for a blood test, then he slept for three hours before he was taken to jail on a DWI charge. He is out of jail after posting a $3,000 dollar bond.
A DPS trooper catching a car on Highway 6 going 88 miles an hour south of College Station on Saturday afternoon results in the driver’s arrest on charges of possessing marijuana and illegal possession of a pistol. According to the arrest report, 25 year old Leanne Macias of Houston had four children inside the car who were not restrained. The gun was in a soft ice chest on the rear floorboard beneath the feet of one of the children. Macias also admitted not having a driver’s license and no insurance. The children and the car were released to another woman as Macias was taken to jail. She was released after after posting bonds totaling $8,000 dollars. According to online records, Macias is awaiting trial on a misdemeanor charge of possessing marijuana from an arrest three and a half years ago.