Posted by Debra Worley - email
HOLDEN BEACH, NC (WECT) - A Holden Beach Police officer is facing DWI charges and was behind the wheel of his police cruiser at the time.
Authorities say Lt. Kendal Smith was seen speeding out of a Walgreen's parking lot on Main Street in Shallotte.
They say he started driving recklessly through the downtown area.
WECT tried to reach the Holden Beach Police Department, but they have not returned the calls.