Kentucky: Louisville police sergeant runs red light, charged with DUI; put on light duty (desk jockey) with pay


LOUISVILLE, KY  – A Louisville Metro Police traffic officer is in trouble after being accused of driving drunk. A police report that says Sgt. Jeff Wheeler was arrested early April 3.
According to LMPD, Wheeler was off-duty and in his own car when he almost hit some parked cars on Peabody Lane in the Bashford Manor area. The report says an officer tried to stop Wheeler at Bardstown Road and Goldsmith Lane, but he kept going and drove right through a red light.
“It’s not an acceptable behavior,” said Lt. Col. Vince Robison, a LMPD deputy chief. “It happens, but it’s not something we condone.”  ….MORE

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