Father accused of driving while intoxicated with his 2 children in vehicle

By Amanda Cochran - Social Media Producer
Harris County Constable's Office Pct 4

Eddie Barker

HOUSTON - Authorities in Harris County arrested and charged a father who, constable deputies say, was driving while intoxicated with his two 4-year-old children in the vehicle in the Tomball area, authorities say.

Harris County Constable, Precinct 4 deputies pulled over Eddie Barker, 43, after receiving a report that a driver was swerving in the 18200 block of Hufsmith Kohrville Road. 

Constable deputies say Barker showed several signs of intoxication and a field sobriety test showed he was driving while intoxicated.

Barker was arrested and the children were released to a guardian.

Barker is charged with driving while intoxicated with child passenger under 15 years of age. His bond and court information have not been set at this time.



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