Massachusetts: Barnstable Police Officer Scott Knyoch, twice busted in 2012 for DUI, quits to avoid being fired

From Cape Cod Times
— A veteran Cape Cod police officer who pleaded guilty last month to driving while intoxicated in Vermont has resigned.
Barnstable Police Officer Scott Kynoch, 48, submitted his letter of resignation Monday instead of going through a hearing Tuesday to fight his anticipated dismissal.
“We felt the appropriate discipline was separation of service,” Barnstable police Chief Paul MacDonald said Tuesday.
The decision to dismiss Kynoch was based on the findings of an internal affairs investigation which sustained the out-of-state drunk driving charges, MacDonald said. …MORE