Category Archives: Tipsy Cops

Patricia R. Baran, Henrico County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch:  Henrico deputy faces cocaine, DUI charges (Dec 9 2012) A Henrico County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with DUI, refusal to take a breath test and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, police said Saturday night.  Patricia … Continue reading

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Steven “Matt” Webb, Charleston Police Department, West Virginia

WSAZ:  UPDATE: Two Charleston Police Officers Placed on Leave after DUI Arrest (Dec 9 2012) Corporal Steven “Matt” Webb has been charged with misdemeanor DUI 0.150 or under and misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident.  According to the criminal … Continue reading

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Paula M. Barratto, Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office, Massachusetts

Berkshire Eagle:  Berkshire County deputy charged with drunken driving in New York (Dec 8 2012) A Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department deputy is facing drunken driving and harassment charges in New York state following a traffic stop late last month, according … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Ward, Boulder Police Department, Colorado

KDVR:  Police: Off-duty Boulder officer admitted to driving drunk (Dec 6 2012) According to a report, an off-duty Boulder police officer admitted that she was driving drunk on Tuesday.  According to the Boulder Daily Camera, Thornton police say they found Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Scott Morris, Boulder Police Department, Colorado

Note that the headline below references another Boulder DUI cop (Elizabeth Ward) arrested more recently.  Apparently the arrest of Scott Morris didn’t attract any media attention until the media realized that the Boulder police had two officers out of action … Continue reading

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Scott Kynoch, Barnstable Police Department, Massachusetts

Burlington Free Press:  Cape Cod police officer convicted of DUI in Vermont resigns (Dec 4 2012) A veteran Cape Cod police officer who pleaded guilty last month to driving while intoxicated in Vermont has resigned.  Barnstable Police Officer Scott Kynoch, … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Carmine Scalzo, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia

His bosses are trying very hard to keep this embarrassment from being identified publicly, claiming that it would endanger his undercover detective work.  However, no undercover detective who is truly concerned about discretion would register a public profile on LinkedIn … Continue reading

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Paul Henderson, Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

Star Telegram:  Fort Worth police chief of staff arrested on DWI charge (Dec 1 2012) During a rash of incidents involving Fort Worth police officers and alcohol, chief of staff Paul Henderson summed up the department’s frustrations when he declared: … Continue reading

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Thomas Banks, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio

10 TV:  Police: Franklin Co. Deputy Tried To Use Position To Avoid Arrest (Nov 29 2012) A Franklin County Sheriff’s special deputy was suspended after being pulled over and arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. Deputy Thomas Banks was … Continue reading

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Nicole Kadien, Canandaigua Police Department, New York

WHEC:  Canandaigua Police officer charged with DWI (Nov 28 2012) A Canandaigua Police officer has been charged with DWI.  Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputies say Nicole Kadien, 28, of Farmington was stopped for failing to keep right and improper lane usage … Continue reading

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