Ex-Texas Lt. governor suffers damaged ribs after spat with youthful girlfriend

Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stated he’s “not ” in submitting prices towards his live-in girlfriend who allegedly broke two of his ribs throughout an assault at their residence in Houston.

Leslie Caron, 40, was arrested on the cost of committing harm to the aged, a third-degree felony in Texas, prosecutors stated Wednesday.

Caron allegedly kicked Dewhurst, 74, within the ribs throughout an argument over him not calling a enterprise companion on Could 13. Dewhust advised the police she left their residence and got here again 4 days later and the 2 began to argue once more, Carson then apparently hit him with a pot, then scratched and bit him, reported by ABC Houston.

Dewhurst went to the physician and X-rays confirmed he had two damaged ribs.

Caron denied assaulting her boyfriend of 1 yr, and stated he was injured after shifting issues at his warehouse, however she couldn’t say how he fractured his ribs, in line with court docket paperwork.

She allegedly advised an officer that she was assaulted and strangled by Dewhurst, however police couldn’t substantiate these claims, stated Dane Schiller, a spokesman for the district lawyer’s workplace.

She was arrested on Tuesday afternoon and bond was set at $10,000. She was additionally issued a no-contact order.

Leslie Ann Caron
Leslie Ann CaronAP

Dewhurst served 12 years because the lieutenant governor earlier than dropping his bid for a fourth time period in 2014.

He additionally misplaced to Ted Cruz within the 2012 Republican main for the US senate.

Dewhurst issued the next assertion Wednesday afternoon: “I’m not keen on submitting any prices towards Leslie. She’s a outstanding girl with many fantastic attributes. I want her all the perfect in life.”

Prosecutors have the ultimate say on whether or not prices will probably be filed.

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