Shelby police officer charged with drunk driving, resisting arrest.

September 30, 2019


Shelby police officer charged with drunk driving, resisting arrest.

By Allison Scarbrough, Editor.

SHELBY – Shelby Police Officer Gabriel Gordon LeBlanc, 35, has been suspended without pay following his arrest in Muskegon County last month on charges of operating while intoxicated and resisting arrest.

LeBlanc, who is a Whitehall resident, was arrested by the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office, Aug. 29, stated Shelby Police Chief Robert Farber.

LeBlanc is scheduled for a plea hearing, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. in Muskegon County’s 60th District Court, according to court staff. He posted 10 percent of a $2,000 bond, according to court staff.

Farber said LeBlanc was suspended without pay immediately. He has been a Shelby officer since March of 2018 and began working as a police officer in August of 2017.

“It’s an unfortunate situation, and we’re in the process of dealing with it,” Farber said.

OWI is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 93 days in jail, and resisting/obstructing police is a felony with a two-year maximum penalty.

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