On-Duty Chicago Police Sergeant Charged With DUI

October 17, 2018 - 8:14 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- An on-duty Chicago police sergeant was charged with drunk driving Wednesday morning after failing a random drug and alcohol test at the police department’s headquarters on the South Side.

About 4:45 a.m., Michael Muszynsky, a 48-year-old sergeant assigned to the Albany Park district, drove to the Chicago police headquarters, 3510 S. Michigan Ave. in the Bronzeville neighborhood, to take a breathalyzer test.

His blood alcohol concentration was revealed to be at .139, surpassing the .08 limit needed to legally drive a vehicle.

Muszynsky was arrested at 9 a.m. and charged with one misdemeanor count of DUI.

His bond information was not immediately available.

According to a database on the city’s payroll system, Muszynsky’s annual salary was $107,943.50 as of 2016.

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