ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — An off-duty Howard County police officer was charged with driving under the influence of
Police say Austin Michael George was stopped around 2:20 a.m. Friday in Ellicott City driving his personal vehicle.READ MORE: ATF Offering $5K Reward For Information On Case Of Man Who Was Fatally Shot, Burned Inside Car; Person Of Interest Sought
A Howard County police officer noticed a vehicle drifting in the roadway on Rogers Avenue near Route 40. The car drifted to the side of Rogers Avenue, where it came to a stop. The officer approached the car and observed that the driver may be intoxicated. He was charged with driving under the influence.READ MORE: Anne Arundel County Police Officer Suspended Over 'Domestic-Related Incident'
George has been suspended with pay. He is a 2-year veteran of the Howard County Police Department.
The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: The Latest Update On The Potential For Wintry Precipitation Wednesday
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