Metro officer resigns following DUI arrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -A Nashville police officer has resigned from the department following a DUI arrest that occurred earlier this year.

Arthur Messmer, a Midnight-shift Madison precinct patrol officer, was taken into custody on January 31 for being intoxicated during his shift.

The 44-year-old served as an officer for 20 years before he was decommissioned following his arrest.

Authorities said Messmer’s resignation ends an administrative investigation.


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