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December 08, 2011
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Off-duty officer gets prison for DUI crash that injured 3

Judge: Good police officer, but decision to drive drunk required jail

By Joseph A. Slobodzian
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — An off-duty Philadelphia police officer - who pleaded guilty to driving drunk and injuring two state troopers and a tow-truck driver when he crashed into their stopped vehicles on the shoulder of I-95 - was sentenced Wednesday to 111/2 to 23 months in prison.

Matthew Sharkey, 25, turned and apologized to Troopers Matthew Sheeran and Michael Sadowski and tow-truck driver Will Kane.

Full story: Off-duty officer gets prison for DUI crash that injured 3






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