POSTED: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 8:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 8:04pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA — An off-duty New Orleans police officer was arrested early this morning, Thursday, April 5, by Causeway Police for allegedly driving drunk.
Ryan Aucoin, 33, was pulled over on the Causeway shortly after 3 a.m. and booked at the St. Tammany jail with Careless Operation of a Vehicle and Driving While Intoxicated. At the time of arrest, Aucoin was driving an unmarked city vehicle.
As a result, Aucoin was immediately suspended without pay pending the outcome of a Public Integrity Bureau investigation.