The Tampa police officer who was involved in a DUI arrest of a lawyer Phil Campbell got temporarily reassigned Wednesday pending an FBI investigation, according to TPD officials.
Sgt. Ray Fernandez pulled Attorney Phil Campbell over last January and arrested him on suspicion of DUI. On Monday, prosecutors dropped the DUI charge because they believe the lawyer was set up.
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The arrest happened while Campbell was representing DJ Todd "M-J" Schmitt in his defmation lawsuit against Bubba the Love Sponge.
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Fernandez will stay with the unit but will not be on DUI patrol pending the outcome of the federal investigation, police officials said.
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