Arrest - HIGHWAY 377, DALLAS, TX
he man whom police later identified as Randy Travis “spooked out” the 911 caller who found the country singer lying along a Texas road, according to Grayson County audio tape of the emergency call.
“Hello. On on the road from 377 to Valley View and I just found a guy laying on the road,” the caller says.
“Is he responsive?” the dispatcher asks.
“I haven’t gotten out of my vehicle yet, I’m staying in my vehicle just to make sure.”
“Are you OK?”
“I’m spooked out,” the caller says.
Police later found Travis shirtless on the side of the road and arrested him for allegedly driving while intoxicated.
Police say the 53-year-old country superstar was involved in a single car accident, and then took a nap on the side of the road. Authorities said there was a “strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath and several signs of intoxication.”
When police arrested him for alleged drunk driving, Travis also allegedly threatened to shoot and kill the troopers, which resulted in an additional charge of retaliation and obstruction.
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