just before midnight Friday an 18-wheeler driver called 911 and reported an impaired driver southbound on US 59 near FM 2090. Several units started moving to the area. The driver reported the driver of the commercial pickup was southbound and unable to maintain lanes He was also traveling at speeds of 30 to 35 miles per hour. A DPS Trooper spotted the impaired driver as the impaired driver exited FM 1485. After failing the field sobriety test the driver, identified as Erik James Ratka, of 804 Skylark in Pasadena was arrested for DWI and possession of marijuana. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail. His bonds totaled $1100. During the investigation, the Trooper did a spot on the right front bumper where it appeared the driver had hit the concrete wall.
RATKA, ERIK JAMES 804 SKYLARK PASADENA TX 77502 TEXAS DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY US 59 FM 1485 289973 INSTANTER CCL1 DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED (DWI) 600 INSTANTER CCL1 (POM) POSS MARIJ < 2OZ 500[/caption]