EPPD nab alleged DWI wrong-way driver after near miss

EPPD: Eduardo Holguin, Jr.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 1:48pm

El Paso Police Department arrest an alleged drunk driver after a near head-on wreck with their unit early Monday morning.

According to officers with the Mission Valley Regional Command Center, 23-year-old Eduardo Holguin, Jr. was driving a 2004 black Saturn Ion along the 400 block of Emerson shortly before 1 a.m. Monday morning.

Police say that Holguin was on the wrong side of the road, at the same time and in the same lane as a marked El Paso Police Department patrol unit. After Holguin nearly collided with the car, he was stopped and found to be intoxicated.

Holguin was placed under arrest and charged with Driving while intoxicated, with a Blood Alcohol Concentration = > .15. He was booked into the El Paso County Jail on a bond of $750.00.

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