Off Duty Officer Arrested for DWI

Date: November 23, 2014 4:24 a.m.
Location: 11800 S. Padre Island Dr. EB
Driving While Intoxicated
Case Number: C1404797; 1411230037

On November 23, 2014 at approximately 4:24 a.m. an officer observed a tire and debris in the roadway just east of the JFK Causeway. He then came upon a single vehicle crash. The sole occupant of the vehicle, off-duty Corpus Christi Police Officer Billy Browning, #1145, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

Officer Browning was transported to Spohn Shoreline to be medically cleared for the accident. A blood draw was also performed by medical staff. He was then booked into the City Detention Center.

Officer Browning (7.29.1978) has been placed on Administrative Leave pending the outcome of a criminal and Internal Affairs investigation.

Officer Browning has been with the Corpus Christi Police Department since August 1999 and is assigned to the Patrol Division.