Driver, with four children in the vehicle, arrested on DUI charges


POSTED: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 11:01am

UPDATED: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:58am

A Brownsville couple was arrested on charges of DUI and pubic intoxication after a concerned citizen reported the vehicle they were in was driving erratically.

On Wednesday, September 18 police received a call about a white Ford Expedition traveling slow then fast several times on U.S. Highway 77.

Officers located the vehicle on the 1200 block of South Frontage Road and made a traffic stop.

The driver was identified as Francisco Javier Soto Orozco, 24, his passenger as Oyuki Rubio Hernandez, 29, and four children, a 3 month-old, 6,7, and 9 years of age in the back of the vehicle. According to Hernandez, Orozco was giving her a ride home from Edinburg.

Orozco was charged with four counts of DUI with children under the age of 15, Hernandez was charged with four counts of child endangerment and the children were released to a family member of Hernandez.

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