106.7 The Fan All News 99.1 WNEW CBS Sports Radio 1580

Howard County Officer Charged with DUI

View Comments
Latest News

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — An off-duty Howard County police officer has been charged with drunken driving.

Officer Austin George has been suspended with pay following the arrest, which police say occurred around 2:20 a.m. in Ellicott City.

Police say a county officer watched a car drift in the roadway and stop on the side of Rogers Avenue. Police say the driver, identified as George, showed signs of intoxication. He was charged with driving under the influence and released to be driven home by a sober driver.

Police chief William McMahon says in a statement that officers are held to the same expectations as the rest of the community. George is a 2-year veteran of the department.

Follow WNEW on Twitter.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,569 other followers