Month: October 2013

Philadelphia Narcotics Officer Accused of DUI Following Eagles-Chargers Game

A recent Philly.com article detailed the allegations that a Philadelphia narcotics officer is currently facing. On September 15, the officer was reportedly coming from the Eagles-Chargers game at Lincoln Financial Field when he drove into oncoming traffic on State Road near Park Avenue in Upper Darby at approximately 8:30 p.m. The officer’s vehicle collided head-on with an 18-year-old male driver, who suffered injuries in the accident. That driver was treated for injuries at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and released.

At the scene of the accident, the officer failed a field sobriety test administered by Upper Darby police, and refused to take a blood test to measure his blood alcohol content (BAC). Law enforcement officials released the officer to his girlfriend, and he was given a summons to appear in court October 28 to face several charges, including DUI and careless driving. According to Upper Darby police, the officer was not further detained because he had no prior offenses.… Read More