November 14, 2019      9:04 AM
Rep. Nevárez says there is no one to blame but himself after being caught on tape with cocaine in envelope
“Unfortunately, the news is true. It is why I chose not seek re-election. I had imperiled my health."
broke overnight that Rep. Poncho Nevarez had been caught two months
ago with cocaine in an envelope at the airport, he issued the following
news is true. It is why I chose not seek re-election. I had imperiled my
I do not have anyone to
blame but myself. I accept this because it is true and
it will help me get better.
In a weird way I am
grateful. Grief and addiction were consuming me, but oddly enough, I feel
better now than I have in a long time, and I mean that.
I have many
relationships to repair starting at home and I intend to seek treatment.
I apologize to each and every person that feels I have let them down.
I look forward to a
future with my family and friends, to being healthy, and finally, home. “