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Off-duty NYPD cop arrested for driving drunk in Brooklyn: police

Posted: 6:10 AM, Oct 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-24 06:10:45-04

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN, Brooklyn — An off-duty police officer was arrested Wednesday in Brooklyn for driving intoxicated and refusing to take a breathalyzer, authorities said Thursday.

According to police, 46-year-old NYPD Officer Eugene Schatz was arrested around 8:15 p.m. in Downtown Brooklyn.

Schatz is facing charges including driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by alcohol, and refusal to take a breath test, authorities said.