Grand Rapids police officer arraigned on OWI charge
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A Grand Rapids police officer was officially arraigned Tuesday on drunk driving charges.
Michael Rozema was arrested early on October 16 after leaving the scene of a minor crash by Michigan State Police. Police say that Rozema took a breath test and had a blood alcohol content over .08, which is the legal limit in Michigan.
Rozema is charged with Operating While Intoxicated and Failing to Report An Accident. Both are misdemeanors.
He faces a maximum of 93 days in jail and/or a $500 fine. He could also get six points added to his driving record and have his driver’s license suspended for between six months and two years.
Rozema entered a not guilty plea at the hearing. He is under bond to not use alcohol. His next hearing will be Nov. 17.