Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019 2:07 am
Location: 4000 IH 69 Access Road
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated (Class B)
Case Number: 1910050014

On Saturday, October 05, 2019 at approximately 2:00 am, Officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of IH 69 access road in reference to a male asleep in a vehicle at a drive through.

Prior to officers arriving on scene, a witness had already woken the driver and had him move his vehicle to a parking space.

During the investigation, officers believed that the driver, 51-year-old Donnie Mersing, was intoxicated and he was placed in custody.

Mersing was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (Class B) and later transported to the City Detention Center where he was processed.

Mersing is a 24-year veteran of the Corpus Christi Police Department.

Mersing has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. The administrative leave is in accordance with current department practice and policy.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.