A Holden Beach police officer is being charged with a DWI while driving a patrol car. Lieutenant Kendal Smith was arrested Thursday night in Shallotte after police say his police car was speeding out of a Walgreens parking lot. Sources said Smith was already on suspension for an unrelated incident. The police report says smith was “very impaired”. It also says he was driving his white Ford Crown Victoria at a high rate of speed, and spinning its tires on a main road.
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