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Boulder City Constable Arrested for DUI

BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- Boulder City police have arrested Larry Markotay, the Chief Constable for Boulder City, for leaving the scene of an accident and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police say a citizen called 911 last night reporting a car had struck a light pole and the driver fled the area on foot.

When police arrived, they noticed the car was the duty-vehicle belonging to Constable Markotay.

Officers later located Markotay at a nearby home. He was arrested after failing field sobriety tests.

He was booked into the Henderson County Jail until he could appear before a judge.