Gilmer carnival worker arrested for operating ride while intoxicated

Gilmer carnival worker arrested for operating ride while intoxicated

GILMER, TX (KLTV) - Gilmer Police arrested a carnival worker Thursday night after receiving a complaint from a concerned citizen.

Darrell Wayne Clayton, 63, was arrested and charged with assembling or operating an amusement ride while intoxicated.

Gilmer police responded to the complaint around 11:15 p.m. at the Yamboree Festival.  Clayton was given a breathalyzer test which confirmed he was in fact intoxicated.

Clayton was taken to the Upshur County Jail. Bond has not been set.

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