March 31, 2014 in City

Off-duty Spokane police officer arrested for driving under influence

From staff reports

An off-duty Spokane police officer was arrested and cited on suspicion of driving under the influence on Saturday night, a news release from the police department said.

Officer Mike Russo, who has been on the force since 2003, has been placed on administrative leave. The Washington State Patrol will investigate the incident, the release said. In addition, the Spokane Police Department will do an internal investigation.

More information will be posted on this story as soon as it becomes available.

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