A veteran Sugar Land police captain was arrested for DWI early this morning after cops say he drove through a blocked-off accident scene.
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Michael Lund was arrested shortly after midnight near the scene of a large accident at Dairy Ashford and Highway 90A.
The Stafford police, who are handling the investigation, say Lund was stopped trying to get through the blocked intersection, and a Sugar Land officer believed he was drunk and asked Stafford PD to take over.
Sugar Land released the following statement:
Sugar Land Police Capt. Mike Lund was arrested last night and charged with driving while intoxicated. The arrest was made by a Stafford police officer assisting SLPD with traffic control at U.S. Highway 90A and Dairy Ashford.
Lund has been placed on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of criminal investigations by Stafford PD and the Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office, as well as an administrative investigation by SLPD Internal Affairs.
Lund has been a police officer for 27 years. He is currently responsible for the support division which includes detention, recruiting and training, fleet and uniform services and records.