PF&R inspector arrested for possible DUII

26-year PF&R veteran James Morelli was booked inot the Clackamas County Jail

PF& R inspector James Morelli was arrested on suspicion of DUII Saturday morning, (Clackamas County Jail)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 26-year veteran of Portland Fire & Rescue was arrested on suspicion of DUII Saturday morning.

PF&R was notified this afternoon that James Morelli, an inspector with the fire marshal’s office, was arrested after a single vehicle crash. No one was seriously injured.

Morelli was booked into the Clackamas County Jail. PF&R also said Morelli will not be permitted to drive a publicly owned car during the investigation.

PF&R officials are investigating the incident.

In October 2000, Morelli was found guilty of careless driving. Then in 2007, he was charged with 4th-degree harassment and then entered an anger management and alcohol treatment program related to the charge in 2009.

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