Bernalillo County firefighter faces DWI charges

Updated: 12/22/2013 6:33 PM | Created: 12/22/2013 6:30 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon,

A Bernalillo County firefighter is facing DWI charges after crashing into another vehicle.

According to a police report, Jon Ortiz was seen driving erratically on Rio Bravo near Interstate 40.

A witness then called the DWI hotline to report his driving and then saw him turn into an oncoming truck.

Ortiz was then arrested after failing a field sobriety test.

Ortiz faces charges of aggravated DWI and reckless driving. 

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