The only Boulder CO cop whose sole assignment is DUI was … arrested for DUI

Yes, you re reading that headline correctly.  The only police officer on the Boulder, Colorado police force whose sole assignment is DUI was … arrested for DUI.

According to the local CBS station:

A Boulder police officer told a fellow officer, who noticed her pulled over on the side of the road, “I’m drunk.”

Officer Elizabeth Ward was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving on Tuesday.

According to a police report, Ward, 36, was driving on Tuesday along Interstate 25 in Thornton when she pulled over to the side of the road.

She was reportedly driving 40 mph in a 60 mph zone and swerving in between lanes before she pulled over on her own.

A fellow officer who noticed she had pulled over asked her why she stopped.

According to the report, Ward replied, “I’m drunk.”

The officer attempted to give her a field sobriety test but Ward replied, “No, I’m not going to be able to do it.”

Click here for the full story and video:  http://denver.cbslocal.com/2012/12/07/report-boulder-police-officer-told-fellow-officer-im-drunk/

By the way, this officer was the second Boulder, CO police officer to be arrested for DUI this month.

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