McAllen officer arrested for driving while intoxicated

A McAllen police officer was arrested Saturday evening by the Edinburg Police Department for drunk driving, according to a release.

The three-sentence statement said Officer Danny Leal, who has been with the McAllen Police Department for 20 years, was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Edinburg PD informed the officer’s place of employment the following morning.

Officer Leal resigned following his arrest, the release said.