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Deputies arrest six in various drunken driving cases
By: Jesse Martinez
EL PASO, Texas Deputies made six drunken-driving related arrests in four days, including one driver who was in a single-vehicle crash with two children under the age of 7, officials said.
Heriberto Barraza, 25, was unable to stay in a single lane when deputies found him on Sunday in the 12200 block of Socorro Road. Barraza failed a field sobriety test and told deputies he was coming from a party, officials said.
Marisol Bernal was arrested Saturday after deputies were sent to the scene of an accident in the 700 block of Los Mochis Avenue in Canutillo. Deputies discovered that Bernal, 28, was driving drunk with her two children, ages 4 and 7, when she sideswiped a rock and her vehicle spun out, officials said. The passengers received non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.
Encarnacion Guerro, 52, was found with a blood alcohol content about twice the legal limit, which is 0.08, on Sunday when deputies checked out a car accident at grocery store in Westway, officials said. Deputies said Guerro hit another car while trying to park, and he tried to flee on foot. Guerro was found shortly after and arrested, officials said.
Kasey Wade Henry, 20, was arrested when deputies arrived at a two-vehicle accident Sunday at the 800 block of Talbot Avenue. The investigation determined that Henry left a business in a truck, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into oncoming traffic. Both drivers were taken to the hospital to be evaluated, and Henry was said to be combative and uncooperative with deputies, officials said.
Damian Black, 19, was seen driving on two westbound lanes in the 12100 block of Montana Avenue. Deputies said he failed a field sobriety test, and told them he had consumed one beer.
Daniel Campos, 19, was arrested Tuesday when deputies spotted him speeding on Peyton Road and running a stop sign. Deputies said Campos appeared to be drunk, and he claimed to have consumed two beers. He was found to have a blood alcohol content greater than or equal to 0.15, which is about twice the legal limit.