Cop faces drunken-driving charge

August 14, 2013

An Indianapolis police officer was arrested on drunken driving charges at about 10:30 Tuesday night at the intersection of Harding Street and Hudnut Boulevard on the city’s southwest side. Officer Ron Santa had a blood alcohol level of 0.10, above the legal limit of 0.08. A concerned driver called police to report that Santa’s vehicle was swerving unusually. Santa was off-duty and in his own vehicle.