Republican State Senate candidate Vanessa Tijerina arrested

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Vannessa Tijerina. Source: Raymondville Police Department

Raymondville, Texas (KVEO)– Vanessa Tijerina, a Republican candidate for Texas Senate, District 27 was arrested Wednesday evening in Raymondville.

According to the Raymondville Police Department, Tijerina was arrested around 8:30 p.m. at a Stars Drive-In on East Hidalgo Ave.

Tijerina was charged with one count each of interference with public duties, drug paraphernalia and DWI.

Tijerina has not been arraigned yet.

This is a developing story and will bring you the latest details as soon as they become available. 

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