Deputy with son in truck charged with DWI

Deputy with son in truck charged with DWI

Deputy with son in truck charged with DWI

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 3, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Updated Friday, May 4 at 12:50 PM

HOUSTON -- A Houston-area deputy constable is facing a drunk driving charge after he was found apparently asleep behind the wheel of his idling pickup truck while his 4-year-old son was in the vehicle.

The Houston Chronicle reports Harris County Precinct 3 Deputy Constable Henry Williams was free on a $10,000 bond Friday.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Deputy Thomas Gilliland says Williams was off-duty Thursday afternoon when deputies found him asleep behind the wheel on the side of a road.

Officials say Williams was charged with driving while intoxicated because even though the truck was not moving, its engine was on.

Precinct 3 Constable Ken Jones says Williams will remain off-duty pending an investigation.

Jones called Williams an exemplary employee.

Court records did not list an attorney for Williams.

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