Local school playground equipment damaged by accused drunk driver

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX)- A local man was arrested early Sunday morning on a DWI charge after police said he hit a pair of light poles and then hit the playground equipment outside an elementary school.

Roberto Garcia, 19, is accused of slamming into the playground equipment at Bonham Elementary School in Bryan

Bryan police said the crash occurred around 2:00 a.m. at Bonham Elementary on Wilkes Road near Old Hearne Road.

The driver, Roberto Edmundo Garcia III, 19, of Bryan, hit two light poles, a fence and the playground equipment outside the school, said police.

Garcia told police he was at Northgate and had a beer and at least four shots of Vodka. He said he was "headed home to go to sleep."

Garcia was locked into the county jail and released on a $4,000 bond Sunday. He's charged with one count of DWI.