NEW YORK (PIX11)—
An on-duty New York City
police officer was arrested and charged Tuesday with DWI after his police cruiser struck a street pole, officials said.
According to authorities, officer Christopher Morris was busted some time after 4 a.m. in East New York
Morris, 31, had reportedly just departed from a fundraiser for a fallen colleague at the Lindenwood
Diner in Brooklyn, when his cruiser struck a pole that hit a civilian vehicle.
The owner of the vehicle called 911 and Morris was arrested a short time later.
He was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusing to take a breathalyzer test.
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