A North Texas judge faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after crashing his car Wednesday night in front of Texas State Troopers, authorities say.
Grayson County Judge Bill Magers was arrested in Sherman after 10:15 p.m. following a minor crash in the parking lot of Schulman's Movie Bowl Grille, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman confirmed to NBC 5.
Magers was placed under arrest by state troopers who saw him crash and followed him to a nearby parking lot, DPS Sgt. Mark Tackett said.
Magers was booked into the Grayson County Jail and released on bond soon after, Tackett said.
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Wednesday's incident is Magers' second DWI arrest, court records show.
Magers previously served three terms as mayor of Sherman.