CHP Officer Arrested for Drunk Driving in California

By Steve Rubenstein
Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Officer Denny Galotti, seen here in a story ABC7 shot in 1992, was arrested after being taken to the hospital.

MARIN COUNTY – An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer was
arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after he lost control of his
motorcycle in western Marin County and collided with a bicyclist, the
Highway Patrol said Monday.

Officer Denis Gallotti, 43, a 22-year-veteran, was arrested at Santa
Rosa Memorial Hospital after exhibiting signs of intoxication following
the crash Sunday afternoon on Point Reyes-Petaluma Road near Nicasio
Valley Road.

Gallotti suffered internal injuries, and the bicyclist, Samuel
McMillen 50, of Mill Valley, received several fractures. He was in
serious condition at Kaiser Hospital in Terra Linda, Lt. Charles
McLaughlin said.

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