Jail records show Torres, 26, was booked on suspicion of public intoxication and disorderly conduct. He was released from the El Paso County Jail on Sunday evening after posting a $1,000 bond.
Torres was absent from the morning and afternoon newscasts on Monday. The station first reported Torres' arrest during their 10 p.m. newscast on Sunday.
According to Torres' arrest report, an off-duty county constable working security outside of the Lotus nightclub in Downtown El Paso noticed Torres, who allegedly appeared to be intoxicated, outside the club. The constable helped Torres into a cab and sent him on his way.
However, Torres somehow ended up at the Rudolph Plaza parking lot in the 3200 block of North Mesa Street just after 2 a.m. Another off-duty deputy constable working security in the area heard shouting and commotion coming from the parking lot, and when he approached the deputy allegedly saw Torres banging on the hood of a sport utility vehicle while yelling profanities.
The deputy constable stopped Torres and allegedly noticed Torres had a "strong odor of alcohol" coming from his person and had glassy, bloodshot eyes. When he asked Torres how much he had to drink, Torres allegedly responded "eight rum and Cokes, and that's being conservative."
The deputy, believing Torres was a danger to himself or others "due to his state of intoxication," arrested Torres.
Brenda De Anda-Swann, news director at KVIA, declined to comment when reached by phone on Monday, stating it was a "private issue."