An off-duty Jacksonville police officer was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in St. Johns County through the weekend.
Officer Christopher Krukowski Lamont was driving his private automobile when taken into custody about 1 a.m. Saturday, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned in a information launch Sunday.
Lamont, a JSO officer for 3 years, is the third Sheriff’s Workplace worker arrested this 12 months.
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He has been “administratively reassigned whereas the legal case is pending,” based on the Sheriff’s Workplace.
The Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned Lamont was arrested following a roadside sobriety take a look at administered by St. Johns County sheriff’s deputies throughout a site visitors cease by St. Augustine police investigating a report of rushing.
St. Augustine police “had motive to consider that he was driving below the affect” after contacting him through the site visitors cease. These officers then requested the DUI unit of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Workplace to reply and conduct the roadside discipline sobriety workout routines.
Lamont subsequently was arrested on a cost of Driving below the Affect of Alcohol and brought to the St. Johns County Detention Heart, based on the information launch.
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