Chris Cagle charged with drunken driving

Chris Cagle charged with drunken driving

ARRESTED: This booking photo provided by the Hunt County Sheriff's Office shows Country singer Chris Cagle who was arrested early Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, outside Dallas, for allegedly driving while intoxicated, the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The agency says the 45-year-old entertainer was pulled over after running a red light. The Hunt County Sheriff's Office says he was released later Sunday on $3,000 bond. Photo: Associated Press/Hunt County Sheriff's Office

GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Chris Cagle is facing a drunken driving rap in Texas.

The country star was busted early Sunday near Greenville, located about 50 miles northeast of Dallas.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says Cagle was pulled over after running a red light — and failed a field sobriety test. He was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

Cagle was released later that day on $3,000 bond.

The penalty for Class B misdemeanor DWI can include a fine of up to $2,000 — and up to six months in jail.

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