Michael Lance Scott, the Hockley County Constable for Precinct 5 who goes by Lance Scott, was arrested Friday evening for charges of driving while intoxicated and open container, according to jail records.
He is being held at the Hockley County Jail.
According to the Department of Public Safety, Scott was the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident near the Hockley County and Lubbock County line. DPS reports it was a minor one-vehicle accident and no injuries were reported.
This is a developing story that we will update as we learn more.