EUGENE, Ore. - The City of Eugene fired the city prosecutorarrested last month on suspicion of driving drunk
, one of the offenses his office handles.
Daniel J. Barkovic, 60, no longer works for the City of Eugene effective October 2, a spokesperson confirmed.
Arrangements are being made to cover Barkovic's duties.
Oregon State Police booked Barkovic, 60, into the Lane County Jail early on the morning of Sunday, September 22. He was released due to jail overcrowding later that day.
The investigation started when Eugene Police stopped a Lexus SUV on Valley River Drive near Valley River Way around 2:33 a.m.
Eugene Police asked state police to respond and conduct a DUII investigation.