Body cam video of Piqua officer cited for OVI released

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PIQUA, Ohio (WDTN) – Piqua Police released body camera video of an officer who was cited for OVI Tuesday.

In the 9 minute video, you can see a supervisor talking with Officer Justin Augustine after he crashed his car into a trailer on October 27.

The video has been edited for strong language.

Augustine is accused of being drunk when he crashed his patrol vehicle into a trailer behind a building in the 700 block of E. Ash Street around 8:45 PM Saturday.

The cruiser had damage to the right side from the windshield to the rear of the vehicle and both side windows were broken.

Augustine was placed on suspension for refusing the alcohol and drug tests and was cited for OVI. He is scheduled to appear in court on October 31.

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