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Report: DUI-charged deputy 'had a bad night'

Nicholas Wagner (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office) Nicholas Wagner (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputy who was arrested for DUI early Sunday morning had urinated on himself, a report states.

The Charleston Police Department incident report released Monday states that 37-year-old Nicholas Wagner told police he "had a bad night" after they arrived at the scene of the single-vehicle wreck.

When police asked Wagner how the wreck happened, the report states he told them he just lost control.

When officers asked him about a wet spot on his pants, he told them he had urinated on himself earlier in the night, the report states.

Wagner lost control of his vehicle at the on-ramp to I-526 westbound as he was heading from Savannah Highway, police say.  Officers were called out to the scene of the accident at around 2:30 a.m.

Police said Wagner refused to take field sobriety tests, and was arrested and charged with 1st offense DUI.

According to the sheriff's office Wagner was off-duty when the accident occurred and was driving his personal vehicle. Wagner has been placed on administrative leave without pay.

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