From Lynchburg Police Department: On 8/21/16 LPD Officer Timothy L. Dooley was arrested by the Virginia State Police for Driving while Intoxicated, 1stoffense (18.2266, Code of VA)and Refusal (18.2-268.3).
Officer Dooley was off-duty at the time and operating his personally owned vehicle when he was stopped by a VA State Trooperon the Campbell Ave. exit/460 west ramp at approximately 1:40am. Officer Dooley has been employed with the LPD for 15 years and currently holds the rank of Senior Specialist.
Following established procedure, Officer Dooley has been placed on Administrative Leave with pay pending the outcome of both a criminal and internal investigation.
The LPD is reviewing this matter internally while the VA State Police handles the criminal investigation. Because of the ongoing criminal court proceedings regarding this case, the LPD will not be making remarks on the criminal case.