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.