2 Seattle police officers charged with DUI



SEATTLE — The Seattle city attorney’s office has charged two police officers with misdemeanor drunken driving.

The office says the two were off duty when they were arrested Dec. 17 after a car hit a utility pole south of downtown.

In breath tests Officer Marie Gochnour registered blood-alcohol levels of .234 percent and .247 percent. Officer Sean Moore’s breath sample was .161 and .149. The state’s legal limit is .08 percent.

The two were found in Gochnour’s car.

The officers have been reassigned to desk duty. Gochnour is a patrol officer and Moore is with the K9 unit.