Baltimore police officer arrested for drunken driving

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore police officer was arrested for drunken driving after he was found passed out, his second arrest in less than three years.

The Baltimore Sun reports that a police incident report indicated that Officer Adrian Ortiz said he lost a personal handgun. The latest charges occurred Oct. 7.

An officer wrote in an incident report that he was called to investigate a man lying in the street at a convenience store. Ortiz was charged with driving while under the influence and driving while impaired by alcohol.

A police spokeswoman said Ortiz has been suspended with pay.

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