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Randy Travis Arrested for DWI, Allegedly Threatened to “Shoot and Kill” Police

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By Shari Weiss

UPDATED

(Grayson County Sheriff's Department)

Randy Travis was arrested in Tioga, Texas for DWI and retaliation of an officer late on Tuesday — the second time he’s been taken in by the police this year.

A spokesman for the Grayson Country Sheriff’s Department tells Gossip Cop that the country star crashed his car shortly before midnight, and that they were notified by a 911 caller who reportedly saw a naked Travis lying in the street.

Police further tell us that when the highway patrol responded, “Travis had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath and several signs of intoxication.”

The spokesman adds that while in transit, Travis “made threats to shoot and kill the troopers working the case,” prompting the retaliation charge, which is a felony.

The singer also refused a Breathalyzer test, but was later forced by a court warrant to give a blood sample.

Bond was set at $1,500 for the DWI charge, and $20,000 for the retaliation charge.

He has since been released from custody.

As Gossip Cop previously reported, Travis was arrested for public intoxication outside a Dallas church in February.

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