A three-year veteran of the Maui Police Department was arrested in California yesterday. John Salomon, a 39 year-old Pukalani resident, was arrested for “Drunk in Public” in Newport Beach, CA, by the local PD.
According to Facebook posts on MauiWatch by Salomon’s mother and brother, the man was arrested for J-walking and being intoxicated. The incident happened while Salomon was on a day pass from a local rehab facility.
The report released by MPD noted that, at the time of this incident Solomon was on unpaid, administrative leave. Family members say Salomon also suffers from PTSD.
Newport Beach Police Department documented this incident under report #15-5485.
Bail was set at $500.00. No further information is available at this time. The (new) mug shot is currently not available.
Salomon was arrested for DUI on Maui June 11. He was also charged with refusing to submit to field sobriety tests.