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Post Falls Police Officer Charged with DUI after crashing vehicle into ditch

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Post Falls Police Officer Brenda Knight Post Falls Police Officer Brenda Knight
RATHDRUM, Idaho -

Officer Brenda Knight with the Post Falls Police Department is facing a DUI charge after crashing her vehicle in a ditch while intoxicated Saturday evening.

We spoke with Detective Dennis Stinebaugh with the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office and he confirmed deputies responded to the scene of the crash at Boekel Rd. and Forestdale near Rathdrum, ID. Knight showed visible signs of alcohol consumption and field sobriety tests confirmed her blood alcohol level was excessive, with blood alcohol over .20.

The Post Falls Police Department says they cannot discuss personnel matters, but the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office will be handling the criminal side of the case. 

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