Bisard Admits to Drunk Driving (With Video)

By Emily Dwire
By Rachel Martin

April 28, 2013 Updated Apr 28, 2013 at 7:05 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (www.incnow.tv) – Suspended Indianapolis police officer David Bisard admits to his guilt of drunk driving Saturday.

Bisard was booked on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he crashed his truck into a utility pole and guard rail Saturday afternoon.

The police report stated that at first, Bisard denied he had been drinking, but changed his story after further questioning.

Investigating officers wrote that Bisard had glassy and bloodshot eyes, appeared unsteady on his feet, and his movements were slow. The report also says Bisard blew a 0.17 percent on his breathalyzer test—more than twice the legal limit in Indiana.

Bisard told officers, "I know you know who I am. I messed up today. If you guys can cut me a break I promise I will never drink again."

Indianapolis Metro Police (IMPD) say Bisard kept repeating that he was guilty of driving drunk in Saturday’s crash, but he was not drinking the day of "that other crash."

Bisard is referring to the 2010 crash when while on duty, he plowed into a group a motorcyclists, killing one.

His trial for that case is set for October, here in Fort Wayne. Bisard will be in court Wednesday in Indianapolis for this most recent arrest, but in the meantime he remains in the Marion County jail on a $25,000 bond.

Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Bisard, finds himself in hot water again.

Indianapolis Metro Police (IMPD) say around 2:30 Saturday afternoon, Officer David Bisard was driving in the 10000 block of Lake South Boulevard Drive when he hit a light pole and a guard rail. Officers say he smelled of alcohol.

Bisard failed his field sobriety tests and breathalyzer test, blowing a .16 percent—twice the legal limit. He was taken to an Indianapolis hospital for a blood draw and then to the Marion County processing center.

In 2010, Bisard was suspended from the Indianapolis Metro Police Department after he was accused of causing a fatal crash by driving drunk.

The trial for that case is set for October, here in Allen County.

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