Beverly v. State
In Beverly v. State, 792 S.W.2d 103, 104-105 (Tex. Crim. App. 1990), this Court explained that:
"The test for probable cause for a warrantless arrest under article 14.01(b) is whether at that moment the facts and circumstances within the officer's knowledge and of which he had reasonably trustworthy information were sufficient to warrant a prudent man in believing that the arrested person had committed or was committing an offense." 792 S.W.2d at 105.
A police officer may arrest an individual without a warrant only if:
(1) there is probable cause with respect to that individual and;
(2) the arrest falls within one of the statutory exceptions. Beverly v. State, 792 S.W.2d 103, 104-105 (Tex. Crim. App. 1990); Lunde v. State, 736 S.W.2d 665, 666 (Tex.Crim.App. 1987) (plurality opinion).
One of those exceptions, Article 14.01(b), provides that "a peace officer may arrest an offender without a warrant for any offense committed in his presence or within his view."