HPD officer charged with DWI

HOUSTON According to the Houston Police Department, 33-year-old Jarrod Johnson was driving his personal vehicle on I-45 downtown around 1:45am Saturday when he was pulled over by a fellow officer.

He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated -- his first offense.

Johnson posted $500 bond and was released. He is slated to appear in county court April 21.

Officials said this case will be investigated by HPD internal affairs.

Johnson is an eight-year veteran on the force.

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