Albany Police Officer Arrested on Drunk Driving Charge

An Albany police officer is facing a drunk driving charge after being arrested over the weekend. 

State police say 47-year-old Arthur Burnett was intoxicated when his car struck a guard rail on Alternate 7 early Sunday morning. Burnett was off-duty at the time of the crash and registered a BAC of 0.15%.

Albany Police say Burnett has been suspended without pay while the department conducts an internal investigation.

Photo: New York State Police

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