EPPD Detective Detained for Possible DWI
POSTED: Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 1:57pm
UPDATED: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 5:13pm
EL PASO- An El Paso Police Department Detective remains on administrative leave for allegedly driving while intoxicated at Fort Bliss.
Edric Flores, a 6-year veteran of EPPD, was stopped for speeding by Fort Bliss military police while on base Monday evening. Further investigation revealed that Flores, who was off-duty, was intoxicated, failed to stop his vehicle for Military Police, and was in possession of a firearm when stopped.
He was taken into custody for suspicion of DWI, Evading Arrest, and Unlawful Possession of a weapon on Federal facility and released. Criminal charges will be referred to the U.S. Attorneys office for review and consideration.