Glynn County's DUI expert charged with DUI

(Photo of Officer Kevin Yarborough, Glynn County Police Department being named Drug Recognition Expert of the Year of 2017)

GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. - Glynn County Police officer Kevin Yarborough, who also is recognized statewide as an expert on impaired driving, was arrested Monday on DUI charges. 

Yarborough, 38, was arrested Monday afternoon by a state patrol trooper after the trooper said he spotted Yarborough swerving, according to his arrest report. 

Yarborough registered a .116 blood alcohol content when given a breath test by the trooper, the report said. 

The report shows he also gave a blood sample, but the results are pending. The report also shows he performed poorly in some of his field sobriety exercises. 

Yarborough was named the "State of Georgia Drug Recognition Expert of the Year" by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety and MADD Georgia, according to Georgia GOHS. 

Yarborough is on paid administrative leave pending the current investigation.

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