High-ranking judge arrested for DWI in McAllen
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:25:23 GMT —
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.