Saturday, November 03, 2001

Louisville detective facing DUI charge

The Associated Press

        LOUISVILLE — A Louisville police detective was arrested early Friday for drunken driving, Jefferson County police said.

        Det. Greg Treadway, who is in the Metro Narcotics unit, was pulled over at 1:10 a.m. for driving 51 mph in a 35 mph zonethe police report said.

        According to county police spokesman Robert Biven, the arresting officer smelled alcohol and Detective Treadway refused all field sobriety tests.

        Jefferson County corrections spokesman Diane Curtis said Det. Treadway had a blood alcohol content of 0.153 when he was booked. Kentucky's legal limit is 0.08.

        Louisville police spokeswoman Helene Kramer said Detective Treadway has been suspended with pay pending an internal investigation by the Louisville Division of Police Office of Professional Standards.

        “We are very disappointed we must deal with another DUI issue,” Louisville Police Chief Greg Smith said.

        Last year, Officer Natalie M. “Shelly” Cunningham registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.083 after crashing her squad car while off duty.


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