ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Former St. Louis city police officer Jason Flanery faces drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident charges. The charges came just days after Flanery was accused in a civil lawsuit of wrongful death in the fatal shooting of Vonderrit Myers Junior, while he was working as a security guard.
Flanery was cleared in that shooting by authorities.
Prosecutors say he was off duty when he crashed his official vehicle into a parked car and left the scene the morning of December 19th.
Court documents show the 33-year-old, had a blood-alcohol content of .117 when tested later in the day after the accident.
The legal limit in Missouri is .08.