Itasca County Sheriff’s deputy arrested on DWI charge

Published: Apr. 7, 2023 at 5:19 PM CDT
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GRAND RAPIDS, MN. (Northern News Now) - An Itasca County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested on a Driving While Intoxicated charge.

On Thursday just before 10 p.m., a Minnesota State Patrol Trooper observed a driver failing to stop for two stop signs in Grand Rapids.

The driver, Mark Greiner, 53, of Grand Rapids, was pulled over by the trooper according to the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office. The trooper noticed signs of alcohol impairment during their interaction.

Greiner was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving while impaired. The trooper conducted a test that showed he had a blood alcohol concentration of .12 BAC.

Greiner was booked at Itasca County Jail and released.

The investigation remains open at this time.

Greiner is a current Itasca County Sheriff’s Office deputy. He was off-duty and operating his personal vehicle at the time of the arrest.

Greiner has been placed on administrative duty pending further investigation.