McAllen officer suspended after DWI arrest


A McAllen police officer has been suspended following a DWI arrest. According to records the officer suspension included no pay.

Officer Marlen Maldonado was arrested by DPS troopers this past Monday after 2 a.m.

Maldonado was placed on suspension without pay by Chief Victor Rodriguez. 

Hidalgo County records show Maldonado was booked on two charges, including driving while intoxicated and evading arrest with vehicle.

Bond was set at $17,500 for both charges. 

Maldonado has since been released from jail, according to records. 


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