Police: Appeals Court Judge Arrested On DWI Charge

McALLEN (AP) — South Texas authorities say a state appeals court judge was arrested for drunken driving following a weekend traffic stop.

McAllen police said Judge Nora Longoria was stopped for a traffic violation early Saturday morning and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

She later posted $2,000 bond and was released from custody.

Longoria sits on the 13th Court of Appeals, which serves the region extending from Corpus Christi south to Edinburg. She was elected to the court in 2012.

A phone message left Monday with her office was not immediately returned.

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