Bryan police announce an officer resigns after being accused of drunk driving whereas being a part of a funeral escort.
36 yr outdated Kristen Johnson of Bryan was arrested Tuesday on a cost of DWI with a blood alcohol stage over .15. She is out of jail after posting a $3,000 greenback bond.
In keeping with a BPD information launch, a felony and inner investigation started after the additional obligation task on September 2.
After two sergeants observed Johnson demonstrating a number of behaviors indicative of intoxication and one of many sergeants carried out sobriety exams, BPD obtained a courtroom order for a blood check.
Johnson resigned shortly after the investigations started.
A BPD spokesman says Johnson was driving a patrol SUV within the funeral escort, and she or he was with the division about 14 years.
Information launch from Bryan police:
On October twentieth, 2021, former Officer Kristen Johnson was arrested on a warrant for Driving Whereas Intoxicated. This arrest stems from an incident on September 2nd, 2021, the place Kristen Johnson was working an extra-duty task of a funeral escort with a number of different Bryan Police Division officers in Bryan Police Division patrol autos.
In the course of the funeral escort, officers engaged on the task with Kristen Johnson observed a number of issues. After the funeral escort was full, the officers returned to the Bryan Police Division. As soon as on the police division, two Bryan Police Division sergeants spoke with Kristen Johnson the place they noticed a number of behaviors indicative of intoxication. At the moment, a felony investigation of Driving Whereas Intoxication started. One of many sergeants carried out Customary Discipline Sobriety Assessments and noticed a number of clues. An affidavit to acquire a specimen of blood was drafted and signed by Choose Amanda Matzke. Kristen Johnson was then taken to the hospital the place a blood draw was carried out.
Because the felony investigation started, an inner affairs investigation was additionally launched. Kristen Johnson resigned from the Bryan Police Division shortly after.
On September sixteenth, 2021, the outcomes of the laboratory evaluation of Kristen Johnson’s blood had been returned to the Bryan Police Division. Lab outcomes confirmed that Kristen Johnson was inebriated. An arrest warrant was drafted by the Bryan Police Division and submitted to the Brazos County Lawyer’s Workplace. The Bryan Police Division continues to work with the Brazos County Lawyer’s Workplace on this case.