Ocala police officer charged in DUI crash
An Ocala police officer was arrested on driving under the influence charges after he slammed into a brick mailbox early Monday morning.
Florida Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Miguel Gauthier swerved onto someone's front lawn and slammed his off-duty car into a brick mailbox on SE 8th Street Road.
Troopers said Gauthier did about $7,000 in damage to both his car and the home.
Jail records show Gauthier is still in Marion County Jail on $1,000 bond.