Man with five DWI convictions arrested for allegedly driving drunk
POSTED: Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 7:52pm
UPDATED: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 5:06pm
EL PASO (KTSM) — Police arrest a suspected drunk driver who had five previous DWI convictions.
Police said Rodrigo Melendez fell asleep behind the wheel in the drive-thru of the Whataburger on Yarbrough near I-10 early Saturday morning.
Officers knocked on the window. They said Melendez woke up and started driving away, but eventually stopped.
Officers said Melendez appeared drunk.
Along with his five previous DWI convictions, police said Melendez has multiple outstanding traffic warrants.