Harris County deputy fired after being charged with DWI

HOUSTON — A Harris County deputy has been terminated after she was arrested and charged with driving while drunk within the Houston city limits, according to the sheriff's office.

Grace Moreno, 57, was taken into custody by officers with the Houston Police Department early Wednesday.

She was then immediately reassigned to administrative leave with no inmate contact and designated to civilian status.

Moreno had been a deputy with the Harris County Sheriff's Office for eight years.

Former Deputy Grace Moreno, 57.