Woman fakes seizure arrested for possession and public intoxication
POSTED: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 11:29am
UPDATED: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 12:37pm
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a couple for possession of a controlled substance after officers were called in regards to a disturbance.
On Wednesday, March 19th, at approximately 4 a.m. police were called to the 200 block of N. Expressway 77.
When the officer arrived to the location he found a woman lying on the ground convulsing and the man informing him that the woman was having a seizure.
EMS was called to the scene and it was determined that the woman was fine and was not having a seizure.
The man, identified as Humberto Arredondo Jr., 22, stated that he and the woman, Claudia Blanco, 20, had a verbal argument and as he walked away Blanco chased after him and had a seizure.
Both Arredondo and Blanco displayed red blood shot eyes, had an odor of alcohol, slurred speech and determined to be a danger to themselves or others.
The officer arrested both for public intoxication and while being processed at jail both were found in possession of a controlled substance and additional charged.
Arredondo Jr. was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and handed a $28,000 bond while Blanco was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication and handed a $21,000 bond.