Texas State Senator Jose Menendez and his chief of employees have parted methods, weeks after the employees member was arrested in San Antonio on suspicion of driving whereas intoxicated, a spokeswoman for the senator confirmed Wednesday.
Tomas Larralde, 52, was charged with DWI March 27, after a San Antonio police officer found him asleep in a running vehicle in a parking lot within the 200 block of N. Loop 1604 East simply earlier than 3 a.m.
The car was nonetheless working and the headlights had been on whereas it was parked exterior of a closed institution, in line with a blood draw warrant from the case.
Larralde, whose first identify is spelled as each Tomas and Thomas in numerous public data, needed to be woken up by the arresting officer, data present.
He failed a subsequent subject sobriety check, in line with SAPD officers.
A spokeswoman for the senator confirmed Wednesday that Menendez and Larralde parted methods April 16, simply over per week after the KSAT 12 Defenders reported Larralde’s arrest.
The spokeswoman didn’t reply to a observe up query asking whether or not Larralde resigned or was terminated.
Menendez, in a written assertion launched the day Larralde’s arrest was reported by KSAT, mentioned he was conscious of the allegations and would await the completion of the investigation, earlier than making a closing dedication on Larralde’s continued employment.
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