Cop pulling DARE trailer charged with DUI Posted: Jul 28, 2011 6:25 PM EDT Updated: Jul 28, 2011 6:25 PM EDT By Charles Gazaway - bio | email SALEM, IN (WAVE) – A police officer is facing drunk driving charges in Washington County, Indiana and the arresting officers say he was carrying a message about drug abuse education at the time. Around 10 p.m. Wednesday, John Newcomb, a 38-year-old Seymour city officer, was pulling a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) trailer when Salem police say he sideswiped a parked car, lost control and crashed into a tree. Newcomb, who refused medical treatment after the crash, is charged with operating while intoxicated. Copyright 2011 WAVE News. All rights reserved.