NOPD Officer Arrested for DWI on Causeway, Suspended Without Pay

Posted on Aug 6, 2014 in DUI/DWI, Local Issues, NOPD


An NOPD officer was arrested Saturday evening and placed on immediate suspension for DWI. The vehicle was seen driving erratically on the Causeway when police pulled over 26-year-old David Aranda, a 1st District police officer. The officers smelled alcohol on his breath and administered the field sobriety test, which Aranda failed.

Aranda was suspended immediately without pay. This is the second NOPD officer in the last few months that has been arrested for driving while intoxicated.

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