What about personal responsibility on the part of this Texas Appeals Court Judge? Thank God the police officer arrested her as was appropriate.
From Valley Morning Star
McALLEN — Court records released on Monday give insight into the night that a police officer stopped an appeals court judge for speeding and ended up arresting her for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
On Saturday, shortly after 1:21 a.m. a McAllen police officer was driving near the area of North 23rd Street and Freddy Gonzalez Avenue, where he saw a woman driving a silver two-door Lexus at 69 mph in a 55-mph zone, the officer said in his police report.
Nora Lydia Longoria, a justice for the 13th Court of Appeals had been driving the vehicle when the police officer stopped her and eventually arrested and charged her with DWI.
Longoria posted a $2,000 bond and authorities released her from jail shortly after 10 a.m. the same day; the charge is a Class B misdemeanor.
During the traffic stop, when Longoria reached for her license, she pulled out a small black wallet and showed the officer a badge….MORE