Police officer charged with drink driving in NSW

An off-duty police officer has been charged with drink driving after a social event in Wagga Wagga January.

The senior constable – attached to the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command – was at a function and had allegedly been drinking before getting behind the wheel.

Police say the matter was reported to them after it happened, and they promptly commenced inquiries.


Following investigations, the officer was issued with a Future Court Attendance Notice for driving while under the influence of alcohol.

It is the officer’s first offence.

He will front court on Wednesday August 14, in Wagga Wagga.