Over the weekend a Louisiana State Trooper was placed on leave after being arrested and charged with DWI.

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Louisiana State Trooper Arrested for DWI

In a press release from the Louisiana State Police, shortly after 3 am on Sunday, October 15, 2023, an off-duty State Trooper was arrested and charged with DWI in Monroe, Louisiana.

Madison Parish Sheriff deputies contacted Louisiana State Police Troop F after they arrived on the scene of a single vehicle crash in the Monroe, Louisiana area.

According to the press release, Troopers suspected that Hamm, who was off-duty at the time, was impaired when they got to the site of crash.

Hamm voluntarily submitted to a breath test and was found to be over the legal limit.

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After failing the breath test, 33-year-old David Hamm of Rayville, Louisiana was placed under arrest and charged with DWI.

Hamm has been a Louisiana State Trooper since 2014 and is currently assigned to patrol Troop F in the Monroe area.

From LSP.org -

"Hamm, currently assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division in the Monroe area, was booked into the Madison Parish Detention Center and charged with DWI.

He has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation."

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