City of Columbia police officer arrested for DUI

akflanagan@thestate.comNovember 4, 2013 

— A City of Columbia Police Department officer assigned to the North Region was arrested for driving under the influence at 3:45 a.m. Nov. 3.

According to the Richland County Sheriff’s Deparment, theTraffic Safety Unit stopped Joshua White, 30, at the intersection of Huger and Whaley Streets for erratically driving a green GMC vehicle.

White produced his driver’s license, proof of insurance and City of Columbia Police Department identification during the traffic stop.

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said White was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center for processing.

White has been suspended without pay pending an investigation.

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