A Spokane Police Officer has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested for DUI Saturday night.
Mike Russo was not on duty at the time of the incident, according to Police spokesperson Monique Cotton.
was arrested after a single car crash in North Spokane. Spokane Police
responded to the crash, but the Washington State Patrol was called to
the scene and arrested Russo.
The Washington State Patrol is
investigating the incident while the police department has launched an
internal administrative investigation into Russo's DUI.
Russo was hired by the Spokane Police Department in 2003 and has received eight commendations during his time on the force.