CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — 32-year-old Elise Tamez, an officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department, was arrested for DWI around 8 p.m. Sunday after a minor car accident on private property on Carroll Lane and SPID.

Police said Tamez, a probationary officer, was off duty at the time of her arrest. She was a recent graduate and had only recently joined the force.

CCPD Officer Elise Tamez
Corpus Christi Police Department Officer Elise Tamez was fired Monday after she was arrested for DWI while off-duty over the weekend.
Corpus Christi Police Department

Tamez was booked into the Nueces County Jail on a DWI charge and on Monday morning she was fired by the police department.

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