Colo. officers arrested after wild ride in Wyoming |

Colo. officers arrested after wild ride in Wyoming

Associated Press

(AP) — Authorities say two Colorado police officers took a wild, drunken ride through Wyoming on their way to a funeral in South Dakota.

KUSA-TV reports that a volunteer firefighter on Wednesday spotted a police car from Aurora, Colo., driving erratically down a Goshen County roadway. The car reportedly was speeding, using emergency lights to pass other vehicles and trash was flying out of its window.

Goshen County Sherriff’s Capt. Brian Morehouse says the two men were heading to the funeral of two police officers recently killed in South Dakota.

Morehouse says he smelled alcohol and found beer in a cooler inside the car when he stopped them.

Officer Bradley B. Bickett was charged with driving while intoxicated, careless driving and speeding. Bickett’s passenger, officer Gerald Kirby, was charged with littering.

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