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North Charleston officer charged with DUI following wreck in cruiser

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A North Charleston police officer is facing charges of driving under the influence, after the Highway Patrol says she wrecked an NCPD cruiser.

According to Sgt. Bob Beres, 29-year-old Christina Mask lost control the vehicle on McMakin Road in Jedburg around 1:00 a.m. Monday, ran off the roadway and struck a driveway culvert.

Mask was off-duty at the time of the wreck, and was not injured. Court papers say her blood alcohol level was 0.17 which is over twice the legal limit. North Charleston Police officials say Mask has been put on leave without pay pending an investigation.

She was released from the Dorchester County Detention Center Monday morning on a $2,265 PR bond. She will appear in court again in Dorcherter County the afternoon of May 21st.  

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