New Roads police officer may face DWI charges

NEW ROADS, LA (WAFB) - A high-ranking police officer may face charges related to an alleged Drunk Driving crash.

Capt. Mark Munson was off duty at the time. A Pointe Coupee Sheriff's deputy responding to the accident said he found a nearly empty bottle of liquor in Munson's vehicle. The deputy said he wasn't certified to give field sobriety tests and let Munson go when his wife came to pick him up.

A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday.

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