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16 Mar 2014
17 Mar 2014
Portland cop charged with drunk driving
An off-duty Portland police officer was arrested for drunk driving Tuesday evening.
Kent Scott is charged with Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) and Reckless Driving.
Scott is a 22-year-veteran of the Portland Police Bureau and was assigned to the Transit Police Division. He has been placed in an off-street assignment in the Operation Support Unit pending the ongoing investigation and internal review process.
According to the police, he was arrested at 9:51 p.m. on Feb. 18 after a traffic stop at Southeast 148th Avenue and Division
The Portland Police Bureau will not comment further, saying the arrest is an ongoing personnel matters.