Charleston police officer arrested for DUI

MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - A lieutenant with the Charleston Police Department was arrested early Saturday morning for driving under the influence in Mt. Pleasant.

According to a release from the City of Charleston Police Department, the Mt. Pleasant Police Department advised Charleston police that they had arrested an officer for driving under the influence.

The officer has been identified as Lt. Charles Mitchell. Based on the charge, Mitchell has been placed on administrative leave without pay, pending the outcome of this matter.

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