New Mexico: detective nabbed in DWI checkpoint, refused BAC test; suspended from duty by chief

The Bernalillo police chief responds to one of his undercover police officers arrested at a DWI checkpoint early Saturday morning.
The chief said Saturday Detective Berto Chavez refused an alcohol test, but was not tossed in jail.  The undercover narcotics detective was riding his motorcycle around 2:15 Saturday morning when he came across an APD DWI checkpoint on Coors near Intel. Chavez apparently did not cooperate with Albuquerque officers…..MORE

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