East Grand Rapids officer pleads guilty to drunk driving

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - An East Grand Rapids police officer has entered a guilty plea to first offense drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

Officer Nicholas Schwein entered the pleas Tuesday, Sept. 6, for an off-duty incident last month in Cannon Township. He was involved in an accident at 5 Mile Road and Pettis Avenue NE.

Schwein entered the guilty plea to the misdemeanor charges in 63rd District Court. A judge ordered him to pay $750 in fines and costs.

He was placed on administrative leave without pay, pending an internal East Grand Rapids Department of Public Safety investigation.

(© 2016 WZZM)


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