HENDERSON (FOX5) -- A Henderson Police officer was arrested Friday for one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence.

25-year-old Luis Amezcua was arrested for one misdemeanor count of DUI above the legal limit first offense. 

Amezcua was taken to a local hospital and given a citation instead of physically being taken into custody.

The City of Henderson hired Amezcua in June 2017. 

Amezcua is on paid leave pending further outcome of the administrative investigation.

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