Stanton Man Arrested Following Disturbance in Stanton

STANTON - The Stanton County Sheriff’s office arrested a 31-year-old Stanton man following a disturbance where he was refused the sale of alcohol. 

The Sheriff's Office says Hector Medina was arrested after he drove from the Casey’s store where he was refused service due to his intoxication.

He was stopped a few blocks away by the Sheriff’s office and found to be very intoxicated and taken into custody for DWI and a Probation Violation.

Medina later tested more than twice the legal limit and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (Above .150% BAC.), Careless Driving and No Operators License.

Authorities say he later was hospitalized due to his severe alcohol intoxication after being transported by ambulance.