Cop busted for driving drunk Downtown on Independence Day

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An off-duty cop was arrested Downtown for getting behind the wheel after allegedly boozing it up on the Fourth of July, cops said.

NYPD officer Elias Blunt was collared for drunk driving in the 84th Precinct, which also covers Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO, at 6:05 pm on Thursday, police said.

Blunt was charged with driving under the influence and refusing to take a breathalyzer test after cops asked him to.

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Reasonable discourse

ty from pps says:
Good to see a story about *real* Brooklyn... right, diehipster?
July 8, 2013, 9:44 am
T-Bone from DoBro says:
How bad was this guy that they did not provide "professional courtesy" and sweep this under the rug?
July 8, 2013, 12:07 pm
tim from Greenwood Cemetery says:
PWT cops and their PBR. Lock 'em all up I say!
July 8, 2013, 4:59 pm
Nanaroo from Park Slip says:
Cops can't drink and drive?!
Kids can't run at the pool?!

We really ARE living in a nanny state!
July 9, 2013, 7:08 am

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