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Goshen Police officer pleads guilty to OWI

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- A Goshen Police officer who was arrested in December for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated pleaded guilty on Tuesday.

Brody Brown, 24, was arrested on December following a traffic stop in the 23000 block of US 33.

Brown was sentenced to 60 days in jail with all 60 days suspended. He will serve 12 months probation.

Brown and the two off duty officers who were passengers in his vehicle at the time of his arrest are on administrative leave.

The investigation revealed the officers had fired their guns from Brown's vehicle, according to reports.

Brown's license will be suspended for 30 days.

Statement from Chief of Police Jose’ D. Miller

Today marks the completion of the criminal proceedings for the Goshen Police Department Officer Brody Brown for the Operating While Intoxicated charges stemming from his arrest on December 14th, 2018.  Officer Brown accepted the plea agreement from the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office.  

The Goshen Police Department Administration will now proceed with the next step in our disciplinary process, the internal investigation.  Brody Brown will remain on leave until the completion of the internal investigation after which time additional information will be provided to the community we serve.

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