Judge steps aside in city manager Tom O'Neill DUI case

6:18 PM, Sep 12, 2013   |    comments
Dash Cam video of Port Richey's City Manager, Tom O'Neill, caused the New Port Richey Chief of Police to re-open the case from the night he was possibly intoxicated behind the wheel, but not issued a DUI.
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New Port Richey, Florida -- A judge in the drunk driving case involving a city manager has recused himself from the case.

The judge says he and Port Richey city manager Tom O'Neill know each other.

City council placed O'Neill on leave less than a week after he was cited for DUI. 

O'Neill attempted to submit his retirement, but city council agreed he should instead serve a 30-day unpaid leave and seek substance abuse counseling.

No word on a new date for the case.

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