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Officers at scene of Beto O’Rourke’s 1998 DWI crash say they believe he tried to flee

Until now, O’Rourke, who denies trying to flee the wreck, was the only person present at the scene of the collision to speak out publicly about what happened that night. “I believe we have contradicting stories here,” says the officer who arrested him.

Beto O'Rourke holds his first official 2020 presidential campaign rally on March 30, 2019 in El Paso.
Narrative from Beto O'Rourke's 1998 DWI arrest report
Screenshot from offense report for Beto O'Rourke's 1998 DWI
Redacted narrative from Beto O'Rourke's 1995 burglary arrest report

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