Last night, El Paso Boxer Antonio Escalante was arrested on suspicion of DWI just before 9:00 p.m. in Northeast El Paso.

According to the arrest affidavit, El Paso Police were dispatched to an assault call at 10701 Martin Luther King at 8:53 p.m. Monday evening. When officers got to the scene, they allegedly found Escalante asleep behind the wheel of a 2004 Mazda that was still running and in gear.

Escalante was booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of driving while intoxicated with an open alcoholic container.

More details as they become available.


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