Police : Baldwin County School Resource officer involved in drunken hit and run

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UPDATE: WKRG News 5 has confirmed details of the arrest and obtained a mugshot of Deputy Bedgood. Mobile Police say the Baldwin County School Resource officer hit a vehicle parked on Autumn ridge Drive West and left. The victim of the hit and run followed the vehicle and waited for police.

Officers investigated and determined that the driver appeared to be under the influence. Field sobriety tests were given and the suspect was taken into custody. Lisa Bedgood, 38 was arrested.

UPDATE: Baldwin County Sheriff’s office released the following statement:
“On Saturday, January 23, 2021, an off-duty Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was contacted by an officer with the Mobile Police Department on the suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). That investigation resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Lisa Bedgood for the charge of Driving Under the Influence.

Subsequent to the arrest, the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office has opened a formal internal investigation that will be carried out by deputies assigned to the Professional Standards Unit. Lisa Bedgood has been with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office for over 5 years and was assigned as a School Resource Officer. She has been placed on administrative leave and will remain off-duty pending the outcome of the internal investigation.

Further inquiries regarding the arrest should be directed to the Mobile Police Department.”

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A school resource officer in Baldwin County is facing a DUI charge in Mobile.

Lisa Ann Bedgood, 38, was arrested early Sunday morning in Mobile. She was booked on a DUI charge just before 2 a.m. and released about five hours later.

Bedgood is a school resource officer at Delta Elementary. The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says Bedgood has been placed on administrative leave.

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