From News & Sentinel
PARKERSBURG -City Council’s decisions to amend the personnel policy will likely allow two firefighters to keep their jobs, despite pending DUI charges.
Tuesday members of Parkersburg City Council amended the first reading of proposed policy changes, stating the new rules will not apply to any pending cases involving the revocation or suspension of a city employee’s driver’s license.
The approved change affects two city firefighters who are facing DUI charges.
One firefighter, Patrick James Davis who reached an agreement with the city to retain his job in April, has an Aug. 23 hearing in Wood County Magistrate Court for a DUI charge.
A second, Carl Andrew Nestor, has an Aug. 11 hearing in magistrate court on a DUI charge.
In April, Davis agreed to an unpaid suspension from the department until his license is reinstated…..MORE