TWO DWI DRIVERS ARRESTED AT SAME INTERSECTION
DATE & TIME: Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:30 PM
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938
Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra
Office: (915) 538-2119
“We Serve With Pride”
EL PASO, TX- On 08-18-13 at approximately 2:00 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies patrolling the Upper-Valley were dispatched to Westway and N. Desert Blvd., El Paso County Texas, in reference to a possible drunk driver. Upon arrival, Deputies met with witnesses who reportedly followed the drunk driver to the said intersection where Deputies found driver/Ricardo Arellano asleep at the wheel. Arellano was placed under arrest for DWI. Deputies also received information Arellano was allegedly involved in a hit and run earlier reported to the El Paso Police Department.
RICARDO ARELLANO (23)
DWI / BOND: $600
At the same time, Sheriff’s Deputies also arrested driver/Rodrigo A. Hernandez, after Hernandez ended up at the same intersection and was recognized by the same witnesses to be the same person seen earlier stumble out of a vehicle and then drive off. Further investigation revealed driver/Hernandez’ Breath Alcohol Concentration was three times over the legal limit.
RODRIGO A. HERNANDEZ (55)
DWI / BOND:$750