VBPD Officer Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A Virginia Beach Police officer was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and has been placed on administrative duties pending court adjudication.

 

On July 10, 2021 at approximately 1:37 a.m., off duty Master Police Officer J. Abrecht, assigned to the 4th Precinct, was stopped in the 900 block of Independence Blvd for excessive speed by on duty VBPD officers. He was ultimately arrested for driving under the influence.

 

Abrecht has been with the Virginia Beach Police Department since 2011. Upon adjudication of this case, the VBPD Internal Affairs Bureau will conduct their administrative review.