Portland cop accused of DUI in Tillamook County

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland police officer accused of drunken driving after a chase in Tillamook County has been taken off street duty and assigned to a desk job in the telephone report unit.

Police say Office Sean Sothern was released on bail after deputies arrested him Thursday on charges that include attempting to elude and reckless endangerment.

He’s an 11-year veteran of the Portland department.