Cop Watch

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Cincinnati PD Officer Arrested

Ohio - Two counts of Aggravated Menacing and Using Weapons While Intoxicated are charges now filed against a three year Cincinnati Police veteran.

Around 1:30 Thursday morning, on Oakley's Brotherton Road, Officer Jeffrey Ertel was involved in a traffic accident with three men from the Fairfax area.

According to witnesses and police investigators Ertel was driving drunk and after the collision threatened the men to keep quiet showing off his badge and two guns.

Witnesses also say a female officer fled the scene in another car and describe the frightning scene as an out of control rage.

The name of the female officer is not yet known.