Police officer fined

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The Independent Online
A detective who drove on duty while more than twice over the alcohol limit was fined pounds 400 plus pounds 50 costs and banned from driving for 18 months. Det Insp Dick Block, 44, of Essex CID, was in his unmarked police car when he failed to stop after hitting a lamppost, Braintree Crown Court was told. Essex police said an internal inquiry was under way and that he may face a disciplinary hearing.