Saturday afternoon at about 1:00 pm, Officer Ty Maines with the Orange Police Dept. was dispatched to the area of Hwy. 62 and IH-10 to assist Officer Steele with a male soliciting for money from the roadway.

Upon arrival, Officer Maines observed a while male, who was identified as Joseph Maccani, 54, of San Angelo, soliciting at the intersection.

Officer Maines also observed Maccani to be unsteady on his feet, and emitting the smell of an alcoholic beverage on and about his person. Maccani had slurred speech while speaking with police, and his eyes were read and glassy.

Police believed Maccani to be a danger to himself or others if allowed to leave the scene, and he was placed under arrest for public intoxication and transported to the Orange County Jail.