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Police sergeant on unpaid leave after drunk driving charges
EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - An Emmett Township police sergeant, accused of driving drunk, is now officially on unpaid administrate leave while an internal investigation is under way.
The Newschannel 3 I-Team uncovered accusations that Sergeant Deb Novar filed a bogus police report to cover up a drunk driving crash.
Witnesses report Novar may have been too drunk to drive after she left a house party in Battle Creek in August, causing her to crash.
Police say she filed the report 11 hours after she had her car towed from the crash scene.