CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Police Officer James Hummel, 50, tested positive for cocaine after 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.
According to Jeff Follmer, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, Hummel has since entered a drug and alcohol rehab center to get help with addiction issues.
Follmer said Hummel is a victim of the city "overcharging officers with crimes that they would not charge regular citizens."
Hummel is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 8. at 9 a.m.