Off-duty cop accused of driving drunk

February 14, 2011 3:43:35 AM PST
A San Antonio police officer has been placed on administrative leave after his arrest on suspicion of driving while drunk. Officer Roland Alvarado was off-duty when he was taken into custody Friday night after he cashed into a parked vehicle in northeastern San Antonio.

Mike Helle is president of the San Antonio Police Officers' Association. He tells the San Antonio Express-News says that aside from the administrative leave, Alvarado will be prohibited from doing any police work until internal and criminal investigations are completed.

A call to a telephone number listed for Alvarado found the line disconnected.