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Driver arrested on multiple charges of DWI and causing MVA

Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that 36 -year-old Eduardo Maldonado (8/15/1992) was arrested in the early morning hours of Monday November 12, on multiple charges including Driving While Intoxicated and causing a Motor Vehicle Accident.

Schmerber reports that Sheriff deputies responded to the intersection of Main Street and Bibb Avenue after a City of Eagle Pass Police Department vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle accident.

Upon arriving at the scene Sheriff Deputies made contact with EPPD officers at the scene, who reported they had encountered a male subject asleep behind the wheel of 2012 Dodge Challenger at the intersection.

EPPD patrol units blocked off the vehicle and proceeded to attempt and make contact with a male driver asleep behind the steering wheel of the vehicle.

Sheriff Schmerber states that when making contact with the driver of the Challenger he attempted to drive away and struck a police unit parked in front of the vehicle. The subject then reversed his vehicle and struck a second patrol unit.

Maldonado was arrested on DWI charges and transported to the Tom Bowles Detention Center for processing.

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