High-ranking judge arrested for DWI in McAllen

Judge Nora Longoria arrested for DWI // McAllen Police Department Photo

Judge Nora Longoria with the 13th Court of Appeals is now out on bond after she was arrested for allegedly drinking and driving.

McAllen police told Action 4 News that Longoria was arrested on the 11200 block of North 23rd Street around 1:20 a.m. Saturday.

Officers originally stopped Longoria for speeding.

That TMs when they allegedly noticed Longoria appeared intoxicated and arrested the 13th Court of Appeals judge.

Longoria was arraigned on a DWI charge on Saturday morning where she was given a $2,000 personal recognizance bond.

McAllen police released the 49-year-old judge after she posted bond.

The Edinburg resident serves as the Place 2 judge for the 13th Court of Appeals.

Longoria attended Texas A&M, graduating in 1986 with a degree in political science.

She graduated from the University of Texas Law School in 1990.