State Rep. Victoria Neave Pleads No Contest To June DWI Charge
State Rep. Victoria Neave, D-Dallas, said Friday she had pleaded no contest to a June charge of driving while intoxicated.
Neave was arrested June 6 in Dallas after she struck a tree in the Lakewood neighborhood, police said. Court documents say she had a blood-alcohol level of almost twice the legal limit.
Neave tweeted Friday that she will pay a fine, be put on probation for 12 months, have her license suspended, submit to random alcohol testing, take a DWI education class and attend a victim impact panel.
“Earlier this year, I disappointed my family, my constituents, my supporters, and myself,” the tweet read. “I said then the responsibility was mine and that I would accept the consequences ... I accept full responsibility and will continue to work to demonstrate that I have learned from my past.”
October 20, 2017
The 36-year-old lawmaker represents parts of Dallas, Mesquite and Garland, and she serves on the House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence as well as the House Committee on County Affairs.