Former St. Joe County officer arrested after OWI crash still allowed to drive

(Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Jail)

The former St. Joseph County Police officer arrested after allegedly driving under the influence and crashing his patrol car into a mailbox will be able to get behind the wheel.

During a hearing on Friday, Jan. 20, a judge determined Coty Hoffman can continue to drive, as long as the vehicle is equipped with an ignition interlock with a breathalyzer attached.

Hoffman was arrested after the collision in November and resigned from his job earlier this month.

He’s due back in court in March.

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