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Off-duty Bexar County corporal arrested for DWI

UPDATE 12:10 p.m.:

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office has identified the arrested corporal as 28-year-old Ryan Ferrell.  He is an eight-year veteran of the office.

ORIGINAL:

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – An off-duty Bexar County Sheriff’s corporal has been arrested for DWI in the city’s Northwest Side.

The corporal assigned to the detention division was pulled over around 10:30 Sunday night in the 4300 block of IH 10 West.

BCSO says the corporal, a 6-year veteran currently assigned to the detention division, will be placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the investigation by SAPD.  BCSO Internal Affairs will be conducting a separate but concurrent administrative investigation into the incident.

“We continue to work proactively to prevent this pervasive issue through education and training. Nonetheless, as issues occur, we will take decisive action,” said Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar. “I personally terminated three employees last week for alcohol-related incidents, and will continue my strong stance on discipline and accountability.”


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