Off duty probationary officer arrested for DWI

Date: April 14, 2019 8:13 pm
Location: 3500 South Padre Island Drive
Offense: Driving While Intoxicated
Crash Number: C1902724
Case Number: 1904140121

On April 14th, 2019 at approximately 8:13 pm off duty probationary officer in training Elise Tamez (10-23-86) was involved in a minor crash on the 3500 block of South Padre Island Drive.

When officers arrived, they found Elise to be intoxicated and she was subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Prior to transport to the City Detention Center, Elise was transported to the hospital to be medically cleared due to being involved in a minor crash.

The Corpus Christi Police Department takes this incident seriously and at this time she has been separated from service with the Police Department.