- Associated Press - Friday, August 8, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Springfield police Det. Marco Espinoza pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence and disorderly conduct.

Under a plea deal, he also was convicted of interfering with a police officer during his drunken driving arrest in June.

The Lane County Circuit Court judge sentenced the 33-year-old to 40 hours of community service and a year’s probation. If he abides by court orders and completes a treatment program, the charges will be dismissed.

The Register-Guard reports (https://bit.ly/1mt9Nao ) Espinoza remains on paid leave for an internal investigation.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, https://www.registerguard.com

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