Wagener police officer charged with DUI

A Wagener police officer was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Friday, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

An Aiken County Sheriff's deputy found Craig Elliott Martin, 30, driving in circles in the parking lot of the Kent's Korner convenience store at 1694 Old Ninety Six Indian Trail Road around 3:36 a.m.

The deputy saw Martin drive the car behind the business and park near the trash dumpsters, according to the sheriff's office. The deputy talked to Martin and found out that the car belonged to the Wagener Police Department.

Martin was arrested and booked at the Aiken County Detention Center. The car was turned over to the Wagener Police Department.