Mesquite Police Officer Was Detained for Dui While Driving Patrol Car
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, January 3, 2023 5:26 am
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – On November 13, while driving a police car, a detective with the Mesquite Police Department was detained and charged with DUI, according to reports on Monday.
At after nine o’clock that evening, an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper stopped over Detective Gustavo Garcia, 35, after witnessing him weaving between lanes close to mile marker 68 on Highway 93.
The caller said that the motorist, Garcia, was traveling on the interstate outside of Kingman, Arizona, at a speed of roughly 30 miles per hour. The 65 mph posted speed restriction applied.
“As I first made contact with the driver, I could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver’s side area of the vehicle. I observed the driver’s eyes to be watery and red,” the trooper stated in the report.
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