Smith County Jailer arrested for drinking and driving
SMITH COUNTY — A Smith County jailer has been arrested on DWI charges.
Officials with the Smith County Department of Public Safety tell KFXK the incident happened around 9:00 pm on Tuesday evening on Smith County Road 165 near Tyler.
That's when officials say 66 year old Michael Chambers drove off the road and into a tree.
He was not injured in the accident, but was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Smith County judicial records indicate Chambers' blood alcohol level was above .15 when he was booked into jail on a $700 bond.
According to Jail records, Chambers was released on Wednesday.
KFXK is waiting for a return call from the Smith County Sheriff's Office for comment.