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Salem police officer charged with drunk driving

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CANFIELD, Ohio - A Salem police officer charged with drunk driving is on unpaid leave.

Canfield police charged patrolman Gary Poage with operating a vehicle under the influence on Sunday morning.

The arresting officer says when he pulled Poage's car over for repeatedly swerving left of center; a breathalizer indicated that his blood alcohol content was more than three times the legal limit.

Court records indicate this is the officer's first offense.

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