New Orleans - An off-duty New Orleans Police Officer has been arrested for impaired driving in Gretna. The officer was arrested around 5:30 Monday evening. The officer has been identified as Lindy Collins.
According to police, an off-duty Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputy spotted Collins driving erratically in his personal car on Stumpf Boulevard near Gretna Boulevard. One of the tires on Collins' car had a blow out after striking a curb.
The Jefferson Parish deputy approached Collins afterward and determined that Collins was impaired. The deputy, with help from an off-duty NOPD officer, stayed with Collins until Gretna Police arrived. Collins was arrested by Gretna Police and charged with driving while impaired.