Off-Duty Elkhart Police Officer Arrested for DUI

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Off-Duty Elkhart Police Officer Arrested for DUI

Corporal Scott Haigh crashed into another car and then failed a field sobriety test, says Elkhart PD.

ELKHART, Ind. -- An off-duty Elkhart police officer was arrested and charged Tuesday for driving under the influence.

Corporal Scott Haigh crashed into another car at 3rd and Franklin Streets at around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Elkhart Police Department said.

Responding officers believed Haigh might be drunk or on drugs and asked Elkhart County Sheriff's deputies to give him a field sobriety test. 

Haigh failed the test and was arrested for operating a while under the influence of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. 

Haigh joined the Elkhart Police Department in 2009.

(Photo by Evgeny Prozhyrko/iStock/Getty.) 

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