An officer of the law in Lake County, Indiana, faces the charges of Driving Under the Influence and is the cause of a hit-and-run accident.
The Indiana State Police stated that “Lieutenant Guy Mikulich was in an unmarked police car” while driving on Sunday at 4:48 p.m. when he hit a 34-year-old man who was standing outside by his vehicle on Oak Avenue in Miller Beach.
Officer Mikulich is a 16-year veteran of the sheriff’s department and had been working the Gary Air Show the day of the accident.
The State Police have found that Officer Mikulich had a blood alcohol content of 0.15%.
Officer Mikulich has been placed on administrative leave and is currently facing charges.
Officers of the law can also make mistakes and this case goes to show that no one is above the law. If you are ever involved in an automobile accident, please do not leave the scene of the accident. Please call the Law Office of Carmody, Stewart, & Mixon at (601) 948-4444 if you or anyone that you know has received a DUI recently.
More information on this case can be found at http://abc7chicago.com/news/ind-deputy-charged-with-dui-in-hit-and-run-accident/1421679/