Elkhart Police officer arrested for driving under the influence
ELKHART, Ind.—Elkhart Police Department officers arrested an off-duty officer for operating a vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance on December 18.
Officers were dispatched to 3rd Street and Franklin Street in regards to a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles on December 18 at 2:34 p.m.
According to police, the driver of one of the vehicles appeared to be operating the vehicle while impaired.
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department was called to perform a field sobriety test and drug recognition exam.
The driver failed the test.
The driver is an off-duty officer of the Elkhart Police Department, 41-year-old Corporal Scott Haigh of Elkhart, who has worked at the Department since 2009.
Haigh was arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance, a Class C Misdemeanor.
All questions regarding this investigation should contact the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.