Steven Joshua White (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -
Richland County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Columbia police officer for allegedly driving under the influence early Saturday morning.
Leon Lott said Steven Joshua White, 30, was arrested around 3:45 a.m. at the intersection of Huger and Whaley Streets.
said the Richland
Department's Traffic Safety Unit saw a green GMC driving
erratically and conducted a traffic stop. Deputies said White had an open container and was driving under the influence of alcohol.
The sheriff said White produced his
driver's license, proof of insurance and City of Columbia Police Department identification
during the traffic stop.
White was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention
A spokesperson for the Columbia Police Department said White has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the investigation.