Florida: state trooper busted for DWI and fired same day

From NaplesNews.com
A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was arrested by Naples police Wednesday on suspicion of DUI.
John Wilcox, who was assigned to Southwest Florida, was subsequently fired by the FHP.
“He was terminated that day at 5:45 p.m.,” said Capt. Mark Brown, an agency spokesman.
Naples police pulled over a white truck on U.S. 41 and Harbour Drive just after midnight after a witness reported that the truck struck a tree near Gulf Shore Boulevard, according to an arrest report.
Witnesses said two or three occupants got out to inspect the damage and then drove away.
Wilcox was driving the truck with two other passengers when officers pulled it over.
He admitted to drinking, the report said. However, he denied he was behind the wheel when it hit the tree.
James Neville, a passenger, said he was driving during the collision, the report said…..MORE

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