Duluth Police Officer Charged with Hit and Run

By KBJR News 1

Duluth Police Officer Charged with Hit and Run

April 8, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 3:55 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A 15-year- veteran of the Duluth Police Department has been charged with hit and run following an incident outside of a Duluth bar in March.

Officer Brian Jones, 50, was charged after police say he backed his car into a parked twice in the parking lot of Mitch's Bar and Grill on March 14.

When authorities were called to the scene, Jones was no longer there but his car was still parking in the lot.

The case was turned over to the Lake County Attorney's Office and Jones was placed on administrative leave but has since returned to his regular work duties.

The Duluth Police Department is currently conducting an administrative investigation into the matter.

Written and posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati
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