Former Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst arrested on a domestic violence charge

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A former Texas Lt. Governor has been arrested in Dallas on charges of domestic violence.

David Dewhurst was taken into custody just before midnight Tuesday.

Police were called by a woman who reported the 75 year old had physically assaulted her at a hotel.

The woman’s name and her relationship to Dewhurst wasn’t released. He was released on $1,000 bond early Wednesday morning.

Dallas police will continue to investigate the incident.

Dewhurst was Texas Lt. Governor from 2003 through 2015.

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