Deputy arrested for driving under influence involving a traffic crash
St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken J. Mascara announced today that on Sunday, June 30, Deputy Cory Speicker, while off duty, was arrested by the Port St. Lucie Police Department for driving under the influence involving a traffic crash.
Deputy Speicker was immediately placed on administrative leave with pay pending an internal investigation, according to the Sheriff.
Sheriff Mascara said: "As Sheriff, I do not condone any type of drinking and driving, let alone by a Deputy Sheriff, whom I hold to a higher standard than a member of the public. Upon completion of our internal affairs investigation of this incident, appropriate action will be taken regarding Deputy Speicker."
The police department was notified of the crash at approximately 2:24 a.m. Sunday. The crash occurred in the 1500 block of Airoso Boulevard. The crash involved only the vehicle driven by Deputy Speicker in which he was traveling northbound on Airoso Boulevard when he lost control of the vehicle, striking a median and then striking a light pole.
After striking the light pole, the vehicle came to rest in the driveway of 1581 Airoso Boulevard. The vehicle belongs to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and was assigned to Deputy Speicker.
Deputy Speicker has been a Deputy with the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office for the past 13 years. He has served as a Corrections Deputy and Law Enforcement Deputy.
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