El Paso Legislator Arrested on Drunken Driving Charge

Updated, 10:30 p.m.: State Rep. Naomi Gonzalez, D-El Paso, released a statement regarding her arrest on Thursday, saying that the recent events were "concerning" for her.

"However, I would like to say first that my thoughts and prayers go out to the other persons involved," she said in the statement. "I hope you understand, I won't be commenting further until the legal matters have been resolved."

Gonzalez added that she appreciated support from her family, colleagues and friends and said she is "committed to moving forward and continuing the important work of this legislative session."

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