Brownsville woman arrested for child endangerment


Last May 13, a Brownsville woman hit a pole and drove into a ditch while driving with her two children, a 2 year-old and an 8 year-old, both children were in the back seat and not properly restrained. 

The crash was under investigation, and now the Brownsville Police Department has arrested the 27-year-old woman, identified as Miriam Garza, for child endangerment.

Investigators with the department concluded Garza was drinking and driving and was also under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash

On July 22, authorities obtained a warrant and arrested Garza, following the investigation.

Garza faces charges of Injury to a child, child endangerment, and driving while intoxicated with a child under 15-years-old, according to police.


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