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Camp Hill police chief charged with drunken driving after truck crash

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 28, 2017 4:25 PM
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(Camp Hill) -- A midstate police chief has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed into a tree earlier this month.

Camp Hill Police Chief Douglas Scott Hockenberry was charged Monday with DUI following the Nov. 5 crash. Pennlive.com reports the 46-year-old Marysville resident has been leave from his duties as police chief after he was reported to be under investigation.

Court records say Hockenberry had a blood alcohol level at twice the legal limit at the time of the crash. Trooper Matthew Chester said he smelled a strong odor of alcohol on Hockenberry's breath.

Hockenberry has been a member of Camp Hill police since 1996. He was promoted to chief in 2013.

A message seeking comment from Hockenberry wasn't immediately returned Tuesday.

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