Tag: driving while intoxicated

Woman Run Over in Early Morning Accident on SPI

SPI (KFXV) — Authorities of South Padre Island are investigating an auto-pedestrian accident. According to investigators, a mini-van struck a 59- year-old woman early this morning while she tried to cross Padre Boulevard. Police arrested the driver for driving while intoxicated. The woman’s condition is critical, and remains...

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Police Find Drunk Driver With Cocaine

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Police arrested one man for allegedly driving while intoxicated. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Edinburg Police Department, an officer stopped the driver of a vehicle — later identified as Juan Eduardo Garcia of Rio Grande City — for running a red light. The officer saw Garcia exhibiting symptoms of intoxication — and Garcia admitted to having at least one beer. Police arrested Garcia — who refused a breathalyzer test. Police discovered during their investigation, Garcia had cocaine inside his wallet. He now faces a charge of a DWI and possession of a controlled...

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Court Bailiff Heads to Court for Alleged DWI

Edinburg (KFXV) — A Hidalgo County court bailiff charged with driving while intoxicated went before a judge today. According to court documents, McAllen police arrested 40-year-old, Carlos Perez in late December of last year, after a policeman stopped him for driving while under the influence, and for carrying an unlicensed weapon. Perez received a $5,000 bond per...

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Mercedes man gets 20 years for intoxication manslaughter

MERCEDES (KFXV) — A Mercedes man will spend 20 years behind bars on intoxication manslaughter charges. According to the Mercedes Police Department, today Jimmy Henry Cavazos received a 20-year sentence for the 2016 death of Elisha Englebert Elizondo in Harlingen. As Elizondo followed his wife home after work, Cavazos struck his car at the intersection of West Wan Buren and Third Street. Cavazos — intoxicated at the time — drove at a high rate of speed. Cavazos received charges of intoxication manslaughter, and a third or more incident of driving while intoxicated. Elizondo is survived by his wife, and...

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Hidalgo County Court Officials Heads to Court

In Hidalgo County – Carlos Perez went before a judge today to face charges for driving while intoxicated. Fox news has learned Perez works a bailiff, as we reported he was arrested by Edinburg police on December 21 while allegedly driving drunk on University Drive. A judge today imposed a bond of $5,000 for the D.W.I. charge and another for $4,000 for illegally carrying a firearm. Authorities transported Perez to the Hidalgo County Detention...

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