Chicago cop charged with DUI while on-duty

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - An on-duty Chicago police sergeant was charged with drunken driving Wednesday morning after failing a random drug and alcohol test at the police department’s headquarters on the South Side.

About 4:45 a.m., Michael Muszynsky, a 48-year-old sergeant assigned to the Albany Park district, drove to the Chicago police headquarters, 3510 S. Michigan Ave. in the Bronzeville neighborhood, to take a breathalyzer test.

His blood alcohol concentration was revealed to be at .139, surpassing the .08 limit of needed to legally drive a vehicle.

Muszynsky was arrested at 9 a.m. and charged with one misdemeanor count of DUI, police said. He was released on a $3,000 I-Bond and scheduled to appear in court Nov. 16.

According to a database on the city’s payroll system, Muszynsky’s annual salary was $107,943.50 as of 2016.