Sheriffs DUI: High Blood Alcohol Reading Revealed in Emergency Situation
- Sheriff Scott Stevenson was found unresponsive and slumped over the steering wheel on the side of the road
- Kalkaska sheriff’s deputy Ashley van sloten was dispatched to the location and called Emergency Services
- Stevenson admitted to drinking when asked, then his behavior changed drastically once EMS arrived
- He failed sobriety tests and took a breathalyzer test which gave a 0.23 reading
- Even after realizing he could be in big trouble, Stevenson fought back and pleaded with officers not to take him to jail
- It is evident that body cameras are important in these situations as they can reveal what really happened.
Cleveland SWAT Detective and Gainesville Officer Find Themselves in Trouble with the Law
- Joe Marche, a SWAT Detective in East Cleveland, was found by Ohio police slumped over the wheel and intoxicated
- He tried to flee but the door of his car was locked
- Joe Marche was given fines, community service, DUI classes and a 6 month license suspension in addition to a settlement from the driver and passenger of the vehicle he struck
- Corporal Scott Bertzik of Gainesville crashed into a vehicle while reaching for his lighter, and Officer Brooke Shutterly immediately recognized him as her supervisor
- She tried to help him out instead of being neutral with the victim, asking if they could just go through insurance instead of doing an information exchange
- Officer Brooke finally cuffed him and took him to the station where he pleaded guilty to being intoxicated and received 1 year probation.
Surprise Sobriety of Drunk Cop with Gun Raises Questions
- A police officer finds a drunk Detective Joe Marsha passed out in his car with a loaded MP7 automatic weapon in his bag
- The officer has to threaten him before he gets out of the car and handcuffs him
- Once at the station, Joe is surprisingly sober and resists arrest
- Even though his license was suspended for just 30 days without pay, many people are questioning if that’s enough for a drunk cop with a weapon.