SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- San Antonio police were called to the Alamo early Friday morning after people reported a man relieving himself on the Christmas tree outside the mission.
San Antonio police said an Alamo Ranger saw Nathan Dubois jump behind the gate of the city of San Antonio's Christmas tree in Alamo Plaza. The tree is located less than 50 feet from the historic shrine.
Investigators said Dubois stood behind one of the giant present boxes at the base of the tree and urinated around 2 a.m.
An Alamo Ranger detained the 23-year-old until police arrived.The Illinois man was described as apologetic. Police said they believed he had been drinking.
He was taken before a judge on suspicion of urinating in public. He is out of jail on bond.