Documents: Ted Cruz Ticketed For Alcohol Possession As A Minor In 1987

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January 14, 2015 3:50 p.m.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) received a ticket for being a minor in possession of alcohol in 1987, when he was a senior in high school, BuzzFeed News reported on Tuesday night.

The revelation was discovered in an application, obtained by BuzzFeed, which Cruz completed for the position of Texas solicitor general back in 2003.

According to the report, police found an unopened case of beer in Cruz’s vehicle and issued him a ticket for the offense.

“Teenagers often make foolish mistakes, and that certainly applied to me as well,” Cruz told BuzzFeed News in a statement.

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