Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Captain A.J. O’Laughlin is on leave following a DUI arrest on November 9. He faces a DUI charge after he refused to take a breath test. He was released from Palm Beach County on his own recognizance on November 10. It is unclear if he has hired an attorney.
According to the arrest report, police were informed about a reckless driver along Federal Highway near Boynton Beach Boulevard on November 9. A witness told police that a Ford pickup truck ran a red light, cut in front of other vehicles, and almost ran into a utility pole.