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Wednesday, December 19, 2007
MIAMI DADE OFFICER ARRESTED FOR DUI
FROM THE SUN SENTINEL
By Jerome Burdi Sun-Sentinel.com
9:17 AM EST, December 18, 2007
A Miami-Dade Police Department officer was arrested for driving under the influence in a cruiser about 6:15 p.m. Monday west of West Palm Beach on Florida's Turnpike, the Florida Highway Patrol said.The officer, Jeffrey Janish, 51, was in uniform and was in his police car headed north as he swerved from lane to lane while speeding, officials said.Troopers pulled Janish, a 24-year veteran of Miami-Dade police, over north of Okeechobee Boulevard, took possession of the cruiser and arrested him, said FHP Lt. Michael Brown. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office booking blotter Janish's blood alcohol level was between .226 and .239, about three times the legal level of .08