ELKHORN CITY, Ky. – Elkhorn City police chief has been suspended after being accused of driving drunk at the time of a crash in Pike County.
Multiple news outlets report Police Chief Crystal Davis is facing a DUI charge following her arrest Sunday night. She was not on duty at the time of the single-vehicle crash.
Kentucky State Police troopers say in an arrest report that they noticed Davis smelled of alcohol. They say Davis admitted to drinking four to five drinks before the crash.
The 32-year-old pleaded not guilty on Monday.
Davis has been the Elkhorn City Police Chief for about six months, and has been a police officer for nearly 14 years.
Mayor Mike Taylor says Davis has been suspended without pay.
It isn’t immediately clear if she has an attorney.