• Suspected drunk driver slams through barrier, fence outside CMPD office


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police said a suspected drunk driver crashed his car overnight into a barrier outside a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police office in uptown.

    The crash happened around 3 a.m. at the office on East 7th Street when investigators said the driver hit plastic barriers then broke through a chain link fence.

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    The driver was taken into custody under suspicion of DWI, but their name has not been released.

    No other vehicles were involved in the wreck.

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