Cobb police officer charged with DUI

A Cobb County police lieutenant was charged with driving while drunk after a hit-and-run crash in Kennesaw.

On Oct. 26, Lt. Robert A. McGee was off duty when he was involved in a minor accident around 5:19 p.m.,on Chastain Road and George Busbee Parkway, police spokesman Sgt. Dana Pierce said.

McGee, 45,  is being investigated by the Cobb Public Safety department's internal affairs division and has been charged with misdemeanor DUI, hit and run and following too closely, Pierce said.

McGee turned himself in to the Cobb County jail late Monday afternoon, and was released about an hour later on $3,500 bond.

He has been reassigned to an administrative desk position pending an internal investigation, Pierce said.