Boston officer’s blood-alcohol level high, records say

Richard P. Jeanetti, the ­Boston police officer accused of crashing into another motorist after speeding through a stop sign while off duty on May 24, had a blood-alcohol level that was more than three times the legal limit, according to court records released Friday after his arraignment.

“It was learned from Mr. ­Jeanetti’s truck that for 6 seconds prior to the accident he accel­erated to approximately 68 [miles per hour] and did not apply the brakes prior to the collision, and he failed to stop for the clearly posted stop sign at the intersection of Austin Street and West Street,’’ Sergeant Detective John R. Kelly wrote in his report.

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