Off-duty glass sports activities officer allegedly drove unsuitable due to DUI – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An off duty Glassport police officer is charged with allegedly drunk driving the wrong way down a street on the South Side.

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According to the criminal complaint, the officer who stopped Tyler Kowall at the intersection of South 18th and East Carson Streets smelled “a strong smell” of alcohol on his breath.

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The criminal complaint said Kowall said he was an off duty Glassport cop and admitted that he used to drink at the Pirates game. Police said the officer also spotted a half-empty hard Seltzer in Kowall’s car.

Kowall’s blood alcohol limit was reportedly twice the legal limit.

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He was charged with DUI and traffic violations.

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