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
“Please let me go home. I live a couple of miles away … you are going to ruin my life. I worked hard for 25 years to be where I am today,” the court document states.
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
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