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Warrant issued for San Antonio City Councilman Clayton Perry

This comes a day after Perry issued an announcement that was “fully cooperating with everyone to resolve it properly.”

SAN ANTONIO — Clayton Perry, the San Antonio City Council member who represents District 10, turned himself in to authorities at 4 p.m. Thursday, just a few hours after a warrant was issued for his arrest after his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident. 

Police Chief William McManus confirmed to KENS 5 earlier within the day that Perry faces a cost of failure to cease and provides data, which is a misdemeanor. Additional expenses are attainable as they proceed to analyze.

The accident occurred Sunday. A police report says the driving force of a Jeep Wrangler turned too broad on Sunday, going into oncoming visitors lanes. A car that was ready on the crimson gentle was hit, “causing major damage,” the report acknowledged. 

It all unfolded a couple of half-mile from Perry’s home.

McManus confirms detectives executed a search warrant on the metropolis chief’s house Wednesday night time. They seized his Jeep Wrangler, which they imagine was concerned in Sunday’s crash.

The police chief emphasised Perry has acquired no particular remedy through the course of their investigation, including the delay in warrant being issued was because of the police division’s efforts to develop possible trigger.

Because an officer didn’t witness Perry behind the wheel of the Jeep on the time of the crash or at his home, McManus stated they wanted time to develop witness statements and proof. 

McManus stated they’re creating proof for a cost of driving whereas intoxicated associated to that very same Sunday incident.

Perry issued an announcement Wednesday that he was “fully cooperating with everyone to resolve it properly.”

“I clearly hit my head and don’t really remember it,” his assertion to KENS 5 reads. “The next morning, I went to the doctor and spent a day and a half at BAMC for observation and treatment. I’m sorry for the hassle this is causing everyone and I’m fully cooperating with everyone to resolve it properly.”

On Tuesday, Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s office launched a brief assertion: “If the details in the police report regarding Sunday night are accurate, Councilman Perry should resign.”

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