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Mansfield police officer on leave after being charged with OVI

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Posted at 9:55 AM, Jul 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-13 09:55:57-04

MANSFIELD, Ohio — A Mansfield police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he was charged with an OVI on Friday, according to the Mansfield Police Department.

Joshua Adamescu was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired by the Ohio State Highway Patrol during an off-duty incident.

Per department policy, Adamescu will remain on leave pending the conclusion of the investigation, the department said in a news release.

Adamescu has been a police officer since June 19, 2018, and is currently assigned to the Community Services Bureau, patrol section on the second shift.

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