Off-duty Portland officer accused of DUI

  • Thu Aug 7th, 2014 9:27pm
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Associated Press

GRESHAM, Ore. — An off-duty Portland police sergeant has been arrested by suburban Gresham police for investigation of drunken driving, reckless driving and criminal mischief.

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.