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Charleston Police conducting inside investigation of Jimmy Wriston site visitors cease

CHARLESTON — Charleston Metropolis Police introduced Wednesday that an inside investigation is underway to find out if metropolis cops dealt with a Tuesday evening site visitors cease of state Transportation Secretary Jimmy Wriston appropriately.

A CPD assertion stated and off-duty state police trooper noticed Wriston driving erratically on the east finish of Charleston at about 11 p.m. Tuesday. Metropolis officers stopped him on Interstate 77, close to Daniel Boone Park a couple of minutes later.

“The motive force was recognized as Jimmy Wriston,” the CPD assertion stated. “Mr. Wriston was not charged or cited for any site visitors or felony offense at the moment.”

Gov. Jim Justice confirmed throughout his Wednesday media briefing that Wriston was pulled over whereas driving a state car after which allowed to proceed to drive.

“From what I used to be instructed, Secretary Wriston was pulled over and let go after which let continued to drive,” Justice unhappy. “If that’s the case, I’m certain the police did their job correctly.”

A number of media retailers acquired an e mail, pictures and a video from the site visitors cease on Interstate 77 in Charleston.

Justice stated there’s no try from his workplace to cowl something up.

Justice stated he simply discovered concerning the incident a couple of minutes earlier than his briefing.

“To say he was pulled over and issued a DUI or no matter like that, from what I do know proper now that’s not the case,” Justice stated. “You understand how I really feel about this and we’ll unravel it.”

Justice added there isn’t a excuse for drunk-driving.

“There’s nothing in any way so far as an excuse that we should always have an worker of the state of West Virginia driving a state car inebriated that’s pulled over and issued a DUI,” Justice stated.

MetroNews reached out to the state Division of Transportation for touch upon the incident however didn’t obtain a response in time for this report.