Congressman Darren Soto Of The 9th District Wife Is Arrested


The wife of U.S. Rep. Darren Soto was released from the Orange County Jail early Monday morning after her arrest on a charge of disorderly intoxication. The Sentinel Reports

Amanda Soto, 33, was booked into jail at 10:44 Sunday night, according to the jail’s online database. The charge against her is a second-degree misdemeanor.

Soto released the following statement

“My wife, Amanda, has for years suffered from depression and been under medical care. In accordance with her treatment plan and under her doctor’s supervisor, she recently stopped using her medications. Yesterday, she drank too much and reached an argumentative state with a family member, which led to arrest. She deeply regrets her actions and takes full responsibility for them. Amanda and her physician will be reviewing her mental health treatment, immediately. ”


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