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OFFICER WHO CAUSED WRECK IN CRUISER WON'T BE CHARGED
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OFFICER WHO CAUSED WRECK IN CRUISER WON'T BE CHARGED

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A Greensboro police officer who rammed his cruiser into another car Wednesday night will not be charged in the accident.

Officer B.E. Davis failed to halt at a stop sign on Ardmore Drive and McConnell Road and struck - at about 40 mph - a vehicle driven by Clarence Ernest Potts.Potts, his passenger, Kenyon LaCurtis Mial, and Davis were treated at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital and released Wednesday. They were wearing seat belts and received minor injuries.

``We don't charge in traffic accidents unless we have other circumstances, like driving under the influence,' said Capt. A.C. Stewart, of the traffic division.

Stewart said Davis will be disciplined but declined to release details, citing personnel rules.

Davis was answering a call to assist another officer at a disturbance on Ardmore Drive when the accident occurred about 10 p.m., Stewart said. Davis did not have his blue lights on. Stewart said Davis was watching the police officer he was to assist and missed the sign.

- From Staff Reports

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