Man Asleep Beside US 90

LIBERTY May 11, 2018 ⎯ On April 28, 2018 at 10:43 PM, Officers with the City of Liberty Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of US Hwy 90 in reference to a welfare check. Several callers advised the Liberty Police Department of a man laying on the westbound shoulder of US Hwy 90.

Officers arrived and woke the subject up who had fallen asleep. Officers detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his person. Officers observed very slurred speech and red glassy eyes, once the subject was on his feet, a noticeable sway was also observed. Subject appeared not to have normal use of the mental and physical faculties.

Fearing the subject was a danger to himself and others, Officers placed Sheldon Chad Fontenot age 44 of Lake Charles, LA into custody. Fontenot was booked into the Liberty County Jail without incident.

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