Santa Fe sheriff gets car back after going to court

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) –  A former Santa Fe county sheriff who had his car seized under a DWI law fought that law and won.

Last year, Greg Solano’s daughter slammed his BMW into a brick wall while driving drunk. Since, it was her second arrest, the city took the car even though it didn’t belong to her.

Solano pushed for a similar DWI seizure law when he was sheriff, but now feels they’re unfair.

He took the city to court and has now gotten his car back. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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