Cleveland police officer fails random drug test at work

Cleveland police officer fails random drug test at work
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -A Cleveland police officer is charged after testing positive for cocaine while at work.

Officer James Hummel, 50, underwent a random drug test on Aug. 23, 2018.

Internal affairs conducted the investigation and charged Hummel on Oct. 9 with using weapons while intoxicated.

According to Jeff Follmer, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, Hummel is currently enrolled in a rehab program.

Hummel has been placed on restricted duty until the court case is resolved.

He is scheduled to appear in Cleveland Municipal Court on Oct. 23.

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