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City of Charleston police officer arrested, charged with DUI

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested a Charleston police officer for allegedly driving under the influence Saturday night.

Kate Cloxton, 27, of Charleston, is charged with DUI.

A fellow Charleston police officer initiated a traffic stop around 11:50 p.m. in the area of Sam Rittenburg Boulevard and Downing Street.

Cloxton, who was off duty, was behind the wheel of her personal vehicle, according to a statement from the police department. 

South Carolina Highway Patrol was called to the scene and took over the investigation.

Cloxton was being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center.

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