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Wayne County Deputy Charged With DWI

Posted January 30, 2007 7:51 a.m. EST

A Wayne County deputy found himself on the wrong side of the law Monday night.

Authorities said William Roscoe Young was driving his personal vehicle at around 10:40 p.m. on N.C. Highway 42 in Edgecombe County when he ran off the road and struck a tree.

Young's vehicle later ended up in a ditch. Troopers later charged Young with DWI.

Investigators said Young was off-duty at the time of the accident. After Young was processed, he was released at the Edgecombe County Magistrate's Office.