Fourteen arrested in separate DWI cases over the weekend
POSTED: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9:43am
UPDATED: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 12:09pm
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — El Paso Police arrested fourteen people over the weekend, and three of those arrests came within 21 minutes of each other early on Monday morning.
EPPD arrested three people for DWI beginning at 2:29 a.m. and 2:50 a.m. early on Monday morning. The first case occurred at Gateway and Yarbrough where the officer observed the driver go up onto the curb. The second occurred three minutes later at 2:32 a.m. after a crash on Paseo Del Norte and Northwestern. The driver in that incident was arrested and charged with DWI with a blood alcohol above .15.
The third arrest happened at 2:50 a.m. in the Pebble Hills area where the driver was involved in a crash on Escarpa St. He was also arrested and charged with DWI with a blood alcohol level above .15.
In total, there were eleven additional DWI arrests between midnight early Saturday morning and 11:59 p.m. Sunday evening. Of those eleven cases, six were charged with DWI with a blood alcohol content above .15, four were charged with DWI, and one was charged with driving under the influence minor.