KATU-TV reports that police say Sgt. James McMurray, 43, is accused of crashing his car into a fire hydrant, fence and yard Thursday morning.
Damage was estimated at about $5,000. No one was hurt.
Portland police say the 18-year department veteran has been placed on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation and an internal review.
More Northwest Headlines
Man attacked by bear at Joint Base Lewis-McChord More than 350 people evacuated as Lake Chelan wildfire grows Tourists flock to gawk at highway projects such as Seattle’s floating bridge Kitsap sewage spill prompts warning to stay out of water Medical examiner: Man who died in custody inhaled vomit Miss Tri-Cities loses crown after theft conviction revealed A look at the extreme West Coast weather With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.