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Off-duty officer arrested and charged with DWI following minor accident

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CORPUS CHRISTI – An off duty probationary officer in training with the Corpus Christi Police Department was arrested for DWI following her involvement in a minor crash that took place on Sunday, April 14.



Police said the crash happened at approximately 8:13 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Padre Island Drive.

Elise Tamez, 32, was found to be intoxicated when Corpus Christi police officers arrived at approximately 8:13 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Padre Island Drive.

Tamez was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.



“The Corpus Christi Police Department takes this incident seriously and at this time she has been separated from service with this Police Department,” stated CCPD.

Tamez was transported to the City Detention Center after being declared medically clear at the hospital.

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