Portland Officer Arrested for DUI Driving 100mph
Believe it or not, a Portland Police officer was arrested while "on call" for DUI and crashing after driving over 100mph in his department car. Officer Daniel Chastain was seen by witnesses driving in a black car over 100mph when he came to a "roundabout", could not slow down enough, and crashed into a red truck. Police investigators say that speed and alcohol were what contributed to the crash according to reports according to reports. Chastain was not on duty by was "on call" and driving a city of Portland owned car when he crashed. He had been assigned to the Gang Enforcement Team and had been a member of the force for 17 years.
Chastain crashed his car into another driver in a truck who complained of shoulder pain, but neither were seriously hurt. Chastain faces charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, reckless endangerment and first-degree criminal mischief.