A police officer in Racine, Wisconsin was caught in a DUI checkpoint, along with 25 other suspected drunken driving offenders. Officer Keino Turner was stopped around 8:30 p.m. and registered a .16 BAC, twice the state limit.
The officer was issued a citation for his first drunken driving offense, and citations for having a blood alcohol level over .15, and for deviating from his designated lane. The city police department was notified that he was stopped by the Milwaukee Sheriff’s Department. The officer has been removed active patrol and placed on administrative duty until Racine Police can confirm additional details.
Wisconsin DUI penalties can include a fine of up $655, and a license revocation for six to nine months.