Marion police officer resigns after DUI arrest

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MARION, S.C. (WBTW) — A Marion police officer resigned from the department Sunday after being arrested for driving under the influence by the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Police Chief Bobby Crawford said.

Officer Harold Ford, 22, was arrested after troopers pulled over his car about 1:15 a.m. Sunday for speeding and determined that he was under the influence, according to SCHP Master Trooper Brian Lee. He had been driving on Highway 76 eastbound in Marion, Lee said.

Ford was charged with first-offense driving under the influence, less than .10, and released on bond, according to Marion Detention Center online records.

No other information was immediately available. Count on News13 for updates.

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