Saturday, July 04, 2009

Trooper Sgt. CD Jones Arrested for DWI

NC Highway Patrol is man short after firing an off duty Trooper Friday. They say Sergeant CD Jones, 48, was in a traffic crash and during the investigation he was charged with a DWI.

In a news release sent out late Friday, Cpt. Everette Clendenin with Highway Patrol said the incident happened around 9:21pm Thursday night. He said Jones sideswiped an SUV while traveling northbound on Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Forsyth County.

During the investigation Troopers charged him with DWI after his BAC registered point twenty-two (.22).

Friday, Jones was relieved of his duties as a state trooper. Jones joined the Patrol in December 1985 and had been working out of the Winston-Salem office.

The highway Patrol is conducting an internal investigation.