Deland, FL (January 14, 2019) – Police say that two Volusia County deputies were arrested and charged with DUI in separate incidents when they were off-duty on the weekend.
The first incident took place around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday when 23-year-old Deputy Jonathan Johansmeyer was arrested after he sped past an officer at an apartment complex around the area of St. Georges Road. Police say that Johansmeyer didn’t stop for the officer and went through a nearby parking lot onto Granada Boulevard.
Police attempted to conduct several field sobriety exercises but he failed all of them and was charged with DUI and trying to flee law enforcement.
Another officer, identified as 27-year-old Detective Brandon Cobb, was charged with DUI following a traffic stop in Garden City. He was placed on leave and reassigned to an administrative position while the outcome of his case is still pending.
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