A DUI enforcement officer from Virginia Beach has filed an appeal of his conviction for charges of driving under the influence and hit-and-run.
On September 21, Bryan K. Womble was found guilty after a bench trial in Virginia Beach General District Court. He appealed to Circuit Court.
Womble, 37, was sentenced by Substitute General District Court Judge E.L. Turlington Jr. to five days in prison and his driver’s license was suspended for a period of one year. Womble was also ordered to have an ignition interlock device installed on his vehicle for six months, attend alcohol safety awareness classes, and pay fines of $500.
On June 20, Womble was arrested while not on duty. According to the prosecution, his vehicle struck another and failed to stop.
Womble was a member of a team specializing in enforcement of DUI laws. He was placed on administrative duty after his arrest.