GROVETOWN, Ga. (AP) — Police say a Grovetown police officer has been fired after being caught drunk while on duty.
Grovetown Police Chief Scott Wheatley says Kevin McDonald was terminated Aug. 8 after supervisors found him filling out paperwork while under the influence of alcohol.
He says McDonald was completing the paperwork on Aug. 6 after making an arrest when his supervisor smelled alcohol on him.
McDonald was given a blood-alcohol test. He tested positive for alcohol with a .087 level, but was not arrested since he was not seen driving while intoxicated.
Wheatley says McDonald had been with the Grovetown Police Department for only a few months at the time of the incident.
Grovetown is just west of Augusta.