Drunk driver rams car into Early church
BROWN COUNTY, Texas - Authorities in Early arrested a drunk driver Monday after he drove his vehicle into a church.
Robert Preston Hamilton, 46, was arrested by Department of Public Safety Troopers for driving while intoxicated, according to Brown County Jail records.
He drove his car into a building at the Salt Creek Baptist Church, located at 7775 FM 3100.
A volunteer at the church, who didn't want to be named, said the incident happened at around 5 p.m. Monday. She said no one was inside the church at the time and that the building was less than five years old.
Hamilton posted a $1,500 bond and was released from jail Tuesday.