Off-duty Nassau officer suspended for allegedly driving drunk

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News 12 Long Island has learned that an off-duty Nassau County police officer has been suspended for allegedly driving drunk.

Officer Michael Bjornstad was stopped near Exit 59 on the eastbound side of the Long Island Expressway around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Court records say the Selden man was speeding and refused to take a breathalyzer.

Nassau police say Bjornstad, 39, has been assigned to the Second Precinct in Woodbury for 14 years.

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