Memphis Police officer facing DUI investigation

MEMPHIS, TN - (WMC-TV) – A Memphis Police officer was off the job Monday night, and faces multiple charges including DUI, reckless driving and public intoxication.

Investigators say 43 year old David Royal was in a traffic crash at 9:45 Sunday morning at Ramill and Yale.

Royal was off duty and allegedly hit the back of another car.

He is assigned to the Organized Crime Unit and has been with MPD since June of 1995.

Royal has been relieved of duty with pay pending the outcome of the investigation.

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