The Iowa State Patrol has released the dashcam video from when Moline’s police chief was cited for speeding and operating while intoxicated.
The video shows that it was shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, September 7 when Chief John Hitchcock was pulled over.
Court documents show that Hitchcock was pulled over on Highway 61.
Hitchcock was initially clocked speeding in a black Chevy Silverado, traveling 90 mph in a 65 mph zone. The speed was later dropped to 75 mph.
According o the affidavit, Hitchcock failed a series of sobriety tests. His blood-alcohol level was tested with a breathalyzer and registered as .185%. Hitchcock was taken to the Eldridge Police Department for further testing and his blood-alcohol level registered as .201%.
Hitchcock was cited with operating while intoxicated and speeding. His license was taken away and was set to remain revoked for 180 days.
A lawyer appeared in court the following Monday morning, on Hitchcock’s behalf for a first appearance. An arraignment was set for Thursday, October 11 at 8:30 a.m.