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Body camera footage shows February drunk-driving arrest of Sen. Charles Schwertner

Newly released body camera footage shows state Sen. Charles Schwertner’s February arrest for suspicion of drunk driving. Travis County prosecutors dropped the charge in July.

State Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, takes a field sobriety test, seen in bodycam footage released by the Austin Police Department. Schwertner was arrested in February for suspicion of driving while intoxicated but will not face prosecution.

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Politics Charles Schwertner Claudia Ordaz Dan Patrick Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature Texas Senate