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Philadelphia police officer charged with DUI hit & run

GasBuddy Blog -- A Philadelphia police officer was arrested earlier this week after she allegedly struck several vehicles with her car and then fled the scene while she was under the influence.

Law enforcement sources told NBC10 that June Nowell, an 18th District Police officer, struck several parked cars early Friday morning in Northeast Philadelphia. Nowell then allegedly fled the scene in her vehicle.

Sources say a witness directed responding officers towards Nowell and she was arrested a short time later.

Obviously, when anyone drives while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it endangers themselves and many others on the road. But should those we trust to uphold the law be held to a higher standard?

Or is...


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Submitted May 09, 2014 By: PD
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honda0105
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Message Posted: May 12, 2014 5:27:20 AM

we know some law enforcement officers think they're above the law they try to enforce with others.
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 11:39:26 AM

There goes that career.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 8:40:15 AM

Yesterday
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 6:49:49 AM

ok
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 6:04:04 AM

Pee on her.
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mike1881
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 6:03:26 AM

who polices the police....nobody.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 6:03:16 AM

No special treatment for her.
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Petrock
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 6:02:56 AM

Aside from the other consequences, wouldn't this be a dismissal offence? We really don't need police officers that act this way.
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GasBubby514
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:56:57 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:55:40 AM

She should be treated the same as anyone else.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:54:46 AM

So the police are human beings. Treat it as such.
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D4444J
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:52:25 AM

Well , too bad. But she needs to do the right thing
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:49:35 AM

Old news..
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:48:23 AM

You drink and drive you pay the price.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:48:21 AM

Not good.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:45:26 AM

ouch..
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:43:58 AM

OK.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:41:01 AM

Not interested, unless she drove thru a station and took out several gas pumps! Sounds like she could have!
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:40:46 AM

repeat
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:37:18 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:37:09 AM

ok
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:36:39 AM

They are not above the law, may think so.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:36:02 AM

what a good example these police are.....
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:33:55 AM

It's happened several times here in just the last couple of years
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:31:45 AM

Ok.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:29:05 AM

Gas Prices ?? But they do no Wrong..They can text or use the computer while driving..
What a Joke..
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:25:13 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:24:41 AM

How awful...hope this officer loses her job and gets some help before she kills someone.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:23:33 AM

Old
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:18:15 AM

No one should get away with reckless DUI.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:17:14 AM

...she...
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Play and pay.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:13:19 AM

Cops are human too.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:13:05 AM

Do the crime, do the time.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:08:18 AM

She broke the law and must pay for the damage.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:00:38 AM

Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:59:51 AM

Everybody is human.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:54:23 AM

Off topic
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:53:02 AM

She made an unfortunate choice.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:52:48 AM


     ok
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Yesterday's news
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:49:41 AM

book 'em Danno......
June is Not a good girl!
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:47:35 AM

Laughable..!
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:46:06 AM

She's in trouble
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:44:50 AM

she should get the same treatment as any other person driving drunk
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:44:29 AM

I totally agree, with djgunrunner.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:39:48 AM

Unfortunately Police are people too. They have the same problems as others. This does not excuse this type of behavior but it is a fact of life.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:36:14 AM

I heard about this. Just turned 11 years sobriety.
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:34:03 AM

ok
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:30:30 AM

Philadelphia police officer charged with DUI hit & run! June Nowell, struck several parked cars, then fled the scene in her vehicle. A witness directed responding officers towards Nowell and she was arrested. June was off duty and not using a police vehicle at the time of the crash. The officer was taken off the street and relieved of police powers pending the outcome of the case. There were no injuries.
***She should be treated like everyone else that drinks and drives. Arrested, Jail, Court Appearance, Sentencing, Drunk Driving Fines, Suspension of drivers license for a specified time, Maybe, Maybe return to work......
Hey, June - Do the Crime - Do the Time. *Is it July yet?
And, the many times police race through intersections With stop lights, their roof lights and siren ON, hit inocennt vehicles, sometimes killing the occupants, and they get off scot free!
Something smells very rotten in...... ***Putz!! bwaaa ha ha ha !... What a crap of crock!
Drive vehicles with high mpg, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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