Dashcam video shows traffic stop that led to Moline police chief’s OWI citation

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The Iowa State Patrol has released the dashcam video from when Moline's police chief was cited for speeding and operating while intoxicated.

The video shows that it was shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, September 7 when Chief John Hitchcock was pulled over.

Court documents show that Hitchcock was pulled over on Highway 61.

Hitchcock was initially clocked speeding in a black Chevy Silverado, traveling 90 mph in a 65 mph zone.  The speed was later dropped to 75 mph.

Click here to read the full court document from Scott County court.

According o the affidavit, Hitchcock failed a series of sobriety tests.  His blood-alcohol level was tested with a breathalyzer and registered as .185%.  Hitchcock was taken to the Eldridge Police Department for further testing and his blood-alcohol level registered as .201%.

Hitchcock was cited with operating while intoxicated and speeding.  His license was taken away and was set to remain revoked for 180 days.

A lawyer appeared in court the following Monday morning, on Hitchcock's behalf for a first appearance.  An arraignment was set for Thursday, October 11 at 8:30 a.m.

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