Local school board member arrested on DWI charge

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Brownsville ISD board member Erasmo Castro Jr. was arrested on a charge of DWI. The arrest occurred at about 1:37 a.m. on Monday on the 900 block of Morrison Road. Castro was arraigned and given a bond of $1,500. Local 23 has reached out to Brownsville ISD but has not yet received a response.

Erasmo Castro Jr. had this response via Facebook: “Early this morning I was detained. Because it’s ongoing case I can’t comment on it. I ask my family and friends for your patience. I understand if you opt to unfriend me.”

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