SANGER (KXAS)- Country singer Randy Travis was arrested Monday morning in Sanger on a charge of suspicion of public intoxication.
Travis, who has a ranch in nearby Tioga, was spotted in front of the First Baptist Church in Sanger with an open bottle of wine, police said.
"A report of a suspicious vehicle was called in to Sanger police. Police go to investigate and find him smelling like alcohol and [he] had an open bottle of wine," said Tom Reedy, with the Denton County Sheriff's Department.
Reedy said Sanger officers took him to Denton where he was booked into the county jail at 1:30 a.m. Monday and released a few hours later.
"They take you to jail for at least four hours, time to sober up," Reedy explained about the Class C misdemeanor, for which Travis was cited.
Travis collapsed last September during a performance at the Huguley Memorial Center's 18th annual Crystal Heart Gala. According to the Burleson Star, the singer was in the middle of singing his hit "Three Wooden Crosses" when he stopped and said something about his vocal cords giving out.
He then reportedly tried to join in again but stopped, stumbled and "pitched forward" onto the front of the stage, witnesses said.
Travis later walked off stage while giving a thumbs up.
His publicist said dehydration and over-the-counter allergy medications contributed to his collapse last year.