What is Public Intoxication in Texas?
Public intoxication under 49.02 explains that a person who commits an offense, if the individual appears at a public place and intoxicated degree could take the person in danger and could impact the other persons (Jarvis, Kincaid, Weltge, Lee, & Basinger, 2019). Intoxicated is considered not having the normal use of physical and mental capabilities and it is caused by an extra dose of alcohol, drug, or any dangerous drug that would reduce the mental capability of the individual. The person who has an alcohol concentration of more than 0.08 also could not maintain his condition and is considered intoxicated. An offense under this section is considered a C misdemeanor.(more…)