Source: Deputy Chief of Gaston County EMS arrested for DWI


GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Deputy Chief Clyde Cantrell of Gaston County EMS was arrested Friday on DWI charges, sources have confirmed.

Cantrell was charged with DWI and open container after consuming alcohol. Jail records show he was arrested Friday at 8 p.m. and released at 8:41 p.m.

The Gaston County Manager's Office confirmed Monday that Cantrell was placed on paid administrative leave following the incident.

Specifics about the circumstances leading to the arrest have not been released.

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