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Midland Oil Driller Featured on "Black Gold" TV Show Facing Misdemeanor Charges of DWI

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland oil driller, featured on TruTV's "Black Gold" Series spent some time in jail last week after hitting multiple cars while he was driving intoxicated.

31-year-old Brandon Watson faces misdemeanor charges of a second DWI and leaving the scene of the wrecks.

The first crash happened around 12:30 p.m. last Wednesday in the 3000 block of Fredna Place.

Another officer found Watson at a wreck on Midland Drive and Andrews Highway.

Witnesses told police that he was driving erratically and Watson reportedly told them he was taking Xanax.

Watson was arrested after he allegedly started arguing with officers.

If convicted, Watson could face fines or prison time.