Opa-Locka Officer Charged with DUI After Crash

Lieutenant Edward Law was arrested Friday night after he rear-ended a car with his unmarked police vehicle in the Golden Glades interchange.

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    An Opa Locka police officer has been charged with DUI after crashing into another vehicle with his unmarked police car. (Published Sunday, Jun 22, 2014)

    An Opa-Locka police lieutenant is facing drunken driving charges after crashing into another vehicle.

    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Lieutenant Edward Law was arrested Friday night after he rear-ended a car with his unmarked police vehicle in the Golden Glades interchange.

    The officer who responded to the scene said Lt. Law's speech was slurred, his eyes were bloodshot and there was an odor of alcohol. FHP said he failed the field sobriety test and refused to submit to a breath test.

    Troopers placed Lt. Law under arrest for DUI and transported him to the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. He is facing careless driving and DUI with property damage charges.

    There were no injuries reported in the crash. It is unclear if Lt. Law currently has an attorney.

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