Firefighter charged with DUI returns to active duty - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Firefighter charged with DUI returns to active duty

Vincent Martin (Source: SCSO) Vincent Martin (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A Memphis firefighter faces charges of driving under the influence with his 7-year-old son in the car.

Vincent Martin, 44, faces DUI, reckless driving, and reckless endangerment charges for the incident that reportedly happened on Wednesday, April 8.

A Memphis police officer saw Martin going 80 MPH in his Chevrolet Camaro. The car was also straddling lanes and changing speeds erratically.

The officer pulled Martin over and saw a young child asleep in the back seat.

Police say Martin had a blood alcohol level of .158, nearly twice the legal limit of .08.

Martin has returned to active duty as his case is investigated.

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