KXAN Anchor David Scott Charged with DWI

By Andrew Gauthier 

Austin Statesman

Lakeway police officers about 11 p.m. Friday arrested David Michael Torbi, who goes by David Scott anchoring KXAN’s weekend nightcasts, after finding Torbi’s car stuck in a drainage ditch near the 500 block of Lakeway Drive.

Police said the 56-year-old Torbi, right, smelled of alcohol, was uncooperative and used profanity when he was approached, according to the arrest affidavit. An open container containing a mixed drink was present in the car, the affidavit said. The affidavit also states that Torbi admitted to having too much to drink.


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