Las Cruces police officer arrested for DWI

New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A Las Cruces police officer was arrested Saturday morning for a drunk-driving offense.

According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, state police arrested 26-year-old Officer Lourdes Hernandez around 6:30 a.m. while she was driving northbound on I-25 near mile marker one. Hernandez has been charged with DWI, negligent use of a deadly weapon, and speeding. She was released from custody on her own recognizance.

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