An Austin Firefighter has been suspended after being arrested for driving while intoxicated.
According to a disciplinary memo, on June 30, firefighter Roth Lamb was stopped by police while driving his personal vehicle for failing to yield right-of-way to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk, running a red light and making a right turn from the wrong lane.
After the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from Lamb's breath, he was given a field sobriety test, in which he failed, and his blood level was .126, more than the legal level of .08.
Lamb admitted to drinking 3 alcoholic beverages in the hours prior to driving. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Lamb was suspended for 10 days for violating of state laws and department policies.