BAY COUNTY, Fla (WJHG/WECP) - A Bay County Sheriff's Office employee is facing a DUI charge after a car accident over the weekend.
Sheriff's officials said Blake Hancock, 26, was involved in a single-vehicle accident in an unmarked work vehicle.
They said Springfield police arrested Hancock early Saturday morning and took him to the Bay County Jail just before 3 a.m.
Hancock was reportedly hired earlier this year on a temporary employee authorization while attending the local law enforcement academy.
Sheriff's officials said he was fired following the incident.