BRPD host fundraiser for two officers left severely injured after August incident with suspected drunk driver

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is hosting a fundraiser to raise money for the families of two officers who were severely injured after a suspected drunk driver hit them.

The incident occurred on Saturday, Aug. 21 at around 3 a.m. when Sergeant Jason Martin and Officer Joe Carboni were on duty investigating a traffic accident on I-10. A drunken driver crashed into their vehicles.

Donations will go to the families as they continue to undergo major surgeries and recovery from their injuries.

BRPD said donations can be made to Behind the Line:

  • Via check mailed to P.O. Box 2490, Denham Springs, LA 70727
  • Electronic payment via Paypal using
  • Electronic payment via CashApp using $BehindtheLine
Courtesy BRPD

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