Frisco Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Arrested on DWI Charge

Tim Nelson, Frisco's deputy mayor pro tem, was arrested Wednesday morning on a charge of driving while intoxicated, according to police reports. The city councilman was arrested by Plano police at 9:35 a.m. and placed in the Collin County jail. He was released on bond four hours later, records show. "I believe that the officer felt that what he was doing was correct," Nelson said Friday night. "But I respectfully disagree, and we'll let it go through the legal process."Nelson, 47, was arrested days after his wife, Candice Ann Nelson, 49, posted a $500 bond with Collin County related to an offense of assault bodily injury family violence. Frisco police confirmed her arrest late Friday but released no details. She could not immediately be reached for comment. The councilman was first elected in 2011 and was re-elected for a third city council term in May.While serving his first term, Nelson, who is in the Army Reserves, was called back to active duty and deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.   Continue reading...

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