Mayor arrested for drunken driving

The mayor of Carson City was arrested Monday night on suspicion of drunken driving.

Sheriff Kenny Furlong confirmed that Mayor Marv Teixeira was arrested at about 10:30 p.m. at John and Carson streets by a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper. Furlong said Teixeira, 72, posted bail and was released at about 11:30 p.m. after being booked into the jail.

The sheriff declined to comment further stating the investigation belongs to NHP and he hadn't yet seen the arrest report.

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