Wrightsville Beach police officer accused of DWI

Jordan Davis (Source: NHC Jail)
Jordan Davis (Source: NHC Jail)

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) – An officer with the Wrightsville Beach Police Department is in trouble with the law after being arrested for suspicion of driving while impaired by the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

According to the police department, Officer Jordan Davis was arrested Friday morning around 1:30. Highway patrol said he stopped at checkpoint on Airlie Road and a blew a .08.

The Wrightsville Beach Police Department initiated its own internal investigation into the incident surrounding the arrest, but they said in a press release Davis resigned his position with the Wrightsville Beach Police Department before the investigation was completed.

"It is a sad day for the Wrightsville Beach Police Department as Officer Davis was one of our better officers and a rising star in the agency," said Chief Daniel House Jr. "Our department has made many changes over the past year and Officer Davis has been instrumental in assisting with that process.  This was  just an unfortunate lapse of judgment."

Davis joined the department in January 2010. He had most recently been promoted at the end of May of 2012 to Police Officer II.

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