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Bexar County is seeing the emergence of more specialty courts that target specific populations and offer offenders a rehabilitative path forward.

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Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff has apologized for his actions on Sunday morning.  He was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated around 3 a.m. at a Whataburger restaurant.

In a prepared statement he read today, Wolff said he “screwed up.”

"At my home on Saturday night I made the stupid decision to mix alcohol, high blood pressure, anti-anxiety medications as well as the prescription sleeping pill Ambien. I had no intention of leaving my house on Saturday night. I was at home with my family and I have no memory of leaving the house."

Bexar County Records / Booking Photo

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff says he believes his son, County Commissioner Kevin Wolff, will get a fair trial following his Sunday arrest for driving while intoxicated (DWI). The Bexar County District attorney will not appoint a special prosecutor.

Judge Wolff says he has not spoken to his son since the commissioner was released from custody Sunday.


“But from the media reports that I’ve seen and heard, he really messed up, and he’ll have to deal with that as he works his way through the judicial system,” the county judge says.


Bexar County Records / Booking Photo

Bexar County Precinct 3 Commissioner Kevin Wolff was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after rear-ending two cars at the drive-through of a Whataburger restaurant early Sunday morning, according to San Antonio Police.

AUSTIN — A Georgetown man has been arrested after police say he had his 13-year-old daughter drive their family home from Austin because he thought he was intoxicated.

KVUE-TV reports the man was arrested Sunday and faces a charge of child endangerment. Austin police say an officer had pulled over a pickup truck that was moving at 25 mph in a 70 mph zone.

According to police, a 13-year-old girl was the driver and the girl’s father, a woman, and a 7-year-old were passengers. The arresting officer said he could smell alcohol from within the vehicle and that the father’s eyes were bloodshot.