BAYBORO, NC (WNCT) — A Pamlico Rescue paramedic was charged with Driving While Impaired over the July 4th weekend.
The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office reports that approximately 1:00 a.m., Sunday July 5th the Sheriff’s Office, South East Pamlico Fire Department and Pamlico Rescue responded to an intoxicated person in the water that was having difficulty swimming.
The Sheriff’s Office says deputies and rescue personnel removed the person from the water and checked to make sure the victim did not need further medical attention. During that time, an off-duty paramedic with Pamlico Rescue moved an ambulance from one side of the building to the other.
Law Enforcement contacted the North Carolina Highway Patrol for further investigations. As a result, Kindle was charged with Driving While Impaired.
Highway Patrol tells WNCT that Kindle blew a .11 on the scene. The legal limit in North Carolina is .08.