Lake City officer involved in crash; arrested for DUI
LAKE CITY, Fla -- Lake City Police say they arrested one of their own officers for DUI after she wrecked her car.
Investigators say Officer Staci Brownfield was driving under the influence when she crashed her personal car Tuesday night. The accident happened on SE Country Club Road at SE Buck Glen around 9:30 p.m.
Officer Brownfield was off-duty at the time of the crash. The report states she was arrested after taking a field sobriety test. When tested further, Brownfield registered a 0.13 blood alcohol level. The legal limit is 0.08.
She was transported to the Columbia County Detention Center and charged with DUI. Her bond is set at $1,000.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Meanwhile, the Lake City Police Department says they will now conduct an internal investigation.
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