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TMZ: Nude Randy Travis Arrested for DWI
Update: TMZ is now reporting that Randy Travis was naked when he was arrested. TMZ also says he refused to take a breathalyzer, so a blood
draw was taken to determine his blood alcohol level.
TMZ.com is reporting Randy Travis threatened to shoot and kill the troopers
who arrested him for drunk driving last night.
The site says the information is from the
Grayson County Sheriff's Office. They say the officers
received a call at 11:18 PM from a person who stated there was a man
lying in the roadway. When cops arrived to the scene, they noticed
Travis' 1998 Pontiac Trans Am had driven off the road and slammed into
several barricades in a construction zone.
Travis was initially
arrested for DWI -- but once he was inside the cop car, officials say
the singer threatened to "shoot and kill the Troopers working the case."
TMZ is also reporting Travis was naked and rode bareback while he was being transported to the station. When he arrived to the jail, cops gave Travis a shirt to wear for his mug shot and a paper suit to cover his man parts.
Travis was charged with DWI and retaliation for making the threats. Travis is currently in custody.
Posted: Wednesday, August 8 2012, 04:32 PM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Tornado hits OKC suburb, kicking up debris
May 19, 2013 22:29 GMT
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) -- A tornado kicked up debris in an Oklahoma City suburb and threatened a number of tourist attractions on historic Route 66 before growing into a larger storm that rolled across rural parts of central Oklahoma.
Television footage Sunday showed a tornado at Edmond . The storm threatened a novelty soda-pop store and a historic barn in the small town of Arcadia, then grew into a larger storm as it moved northeastward a few miles north of the Turner Turnpike between Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
The Storm Prediction Center had forecast a moderate risk of severe weather in Oklahoma and adjacent portions of Kansas and Missouri.
TV video also showed power flashes from transformers blowing out as they were hit by high winds or debris.
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ON THIN ICE?
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