Cary, NC – The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office notified earlier today of a single-vehicle collision involving a patrol vehicle in the area of Spruce Street and Chapel Hill Road in Cary. The driver of the vehicle was Christopher Kibler. Mr. Kibler was a Chatham County Sheriff’s Office
deputy who was off duty at the time of the collision and was not operating the vehicle for work purposes.
The vehicle sustained damage, but there were no reported injuries. The Cary Police Department investigated the accident and Kibler has been charged with one count of driving while impaired, one count of driving an emergency vehicle while impaired, one count of transporting an open container of alcoholic beverage, and one count of failure to maintain lane.
“It’s a difficult time for everyone right now with a lot of the changes and hardship we are experiencing as a society,” explained Sheriff Mike Roberson, “and none of us is immune from making poor decisions. Still, we expect the best from our employees and we have to set the standard. We hate to part ways with Mr. Kibler, but the integrity of the agency requires us to make the right decisions, even if they’re the hard ones.” Kibler is no longer employed by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office.
Mr. Kibler had started his job as a deputy with the Chatham County Sheriff’s office in February 2019.