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DUI Charges Against Judge Dropped For Lack of Evidence . Then Police Release a video

By Basoodler, Dec 11, 2014 | |
  1. Basoodler
    New police dash cam footage (above) shows the field sobriety test of a Texas judge who was eventually let off the hook following her DWI arrest.

    In a twist to the case, the prosecutor in Hidalgo County said they never saw the video and that it could have helped their case.

    The video shows Nora Longoria, a judge in the 13th Court of Appeals, stumbling and failing to walk a straight line after she was stopped.

    More from Action 4 News:

    The copy of the stop has no audio, but police say in another version Longoria can be heard pleading with the McAllen police officer.

    According to a police report, she allegedly told him "Please let me go home. I live a couple of miles away” and "You are going to ruin my life.

    Longoria failed the sobriety test, but refused to give a blood sample or submit to a breathalyzer.
    The case went to court last month, but the judge dismissed the charges, reportedly marking "other" as the reason.

    Longoria only ended up paying a $500 fine.



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