Des Moines police officer causes accident
A 28-year-old Des Moines police officer has been arrested in regards to the second traffic accident he caused while working for the Des Moines Police Department.
On Tuesday around 1 a.m. in the morning, the police officer allegedly crashed his patrol car. He was near the 3800 block of East Ovid Avenue. According to reports, the officer did not call for help until he was three miles away from the scene of the accident, attempting to cover up the crash.
His story did not match the marks on his vehicle, and after an investigation by responding officers, illegal drug paraphernalia was found. The officer was arrested and charged with a traffic offense and drug possession.
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