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Monday, April 18, 2011

[WA] Promoted since his 2nd arrest, Seattle Police Sgt. Scott Moss arrested a 3rd time

A Seattle police sergeant [Scott Moss] was arrested April 3 on suspicion of drinking and driving, his second such arrest in six years...

HIS SECOND "SUCH" ARREST? THAT MEANS HIS SECOND DUI ARREST - NOT COUNTING HIS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARREST IN 2009. DURING HIS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARREST THE OFFICER SAID MOSS SMELLED OF ALCOHOL - THE COMMON DENOMINATOR.

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SEATTLE POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF DUI: A Seattle police sergeant was arrested April 3 on suspicion of drinking and driving, his second such arrest in six years.
Seattle Times
By Sara Jean Green
Sunday, April 17, 2011
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[Excerpts] A Seattle police sergeant was arrested April 3 on suspicion of drinking and driving, his second such arrest in six years. Sgt. Scott Moss was driving north on Interstate 405 near Newcastle when he was pulled over at 5:05 a.m., said Trooper Cliff Pratt... [Blood alcohol content] tests weren't performed until well over 1 ½ hours after Moss' arrest, though the reason for the delay was not immediately known. "He did identify himself as a police officer," Pratt said. "Throughout the whole thing Scott was courteous and polite, and toward the end of it he was apologetic for the situation." Moss, who is assigned to the West Precinct, was taken to the Issaquah City Jail for processing, then released to a Seattle police commander, Pratt said. Police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb confirmed that the department's Office of Professional Accountability has opened an investigation as a result of the arrest. Moss has not been reassigned and continues to work as a patrol sergeant, he said. Moss was arrested in 2005 in Bremerton on investigation of DUI, a charge later amended to first-degree negligent driving. After his arrest, Moss was removed from his job as a department spokesman. In March 2009, Moss was charged with second-degree assault... A King County Superior Court jury acquitted Moss of that charge... [Full article here]
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