Cop Charged With Drunk Driving Previously Suspended After Off-Duty Crash
MILLVILLE– Authorities told that Dept. Michael McLaughlin, who was previously accused of DWI, is under investigation as he got involved in an off-duty car accident on the weekend.
He is suspended while the department is waiting for the investigation outcome. Millville Police Department and Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office collaborated for the investigation of the case.
The accident happened at about 11 p.m. on Friday, when the detective was travelling in the area of West Main Street and Lisa Marie Terrace.
It is not confirmed whether anyone sustained injury in the accident or if there was any passenger in the vehicle.
On 3rd of September 2014, he was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. He pleaded guilty to reckless driving.
McLaughlin has been working with the Millville Police Department since the past 5 years. He was travelling with another officer on Carmel Road when his vehicle got out of control as he was behind the wheel and crashed into St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church.
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