Off Duty Officer Charged in Drunk Driving

A Dothan police officer is off the force after he was arrested for drunk driving.

Police Chief John Powell says probationary Officer Joseph Meredith was charged with driving under the influence following an accident in a night club parking lot Saturday night.

Meredith was off duty and driving his personal vehicle at the time.

Chief Powell says Meredith resigned from the Dothan Police Department Monday morning.

Meredith is free on a 500-dollars bond.