Hidalgo County deputy arrested on DWI charge amid multiple-car wreck
Tue, 01 May 2012 17:26:40 GMT —
A Hidalgo County deputy has been suspended after being arrested on a DWI charge late Monday night.
McAllen police arrested Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Office Senior Deputy David Garcia around 10:30 p.m. Monday.
Sheriff Lupe Trevio reported that Garcia was arrested after being involved in an accident involving several cars.
A McAllen municipal judge issued a $5,000 personal recognizance bond for Garcia.
Authorities took Garcia to the Hidalgo County Jail where he was released on bond.
Sheriff Trevio reports that Garcia is on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of an internal affairs investigation.