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Already convicted twice of driving while intoxicated, a Navasota man was arrested late Saturday on a DWI charge once again.
Chipper Hogue Jr, 55, was pulled over in the 2400 block of E Highway 21 in Bryan. Police say he signaled a lane change late and then swerved.
BPD's report notes Hogue said he had drunk four 16-ounce beers in the four previous hours. He also reportedly had red, watery eyes and the smell of alcohol on his breath.
Authorities say Hogue failed a roadside sobriety test. He later provided a blood sample when asked by police.
Hogue's license was also suspended for a prior DWI. He was also charged for that.
According to the police report, Hogue was previously convicted of DWI in Brazos County in March 2003 and April 2004. Online county records show DWI arrests in in Brazos County in February 2003 and December 2011.
While first and second DWIs are misdemeanors, a third arrest is a third degree felony and carries a possible punishment of between two and ten years in prison and/or upwards of a $10,000 fine.
His bond is set at $20,000 for the DWI charge. A $3,000 bond was set on the suspended license charge.