Kansas Senate majority leader arrested for DUI, then released by judge

According to the Kansas City Star the Republican lawmaker was "accused of driving under the influence, attempting to flee or evade a law enforcement officer, speeding and improperly crossing a divided highway."

Updated: March 16, 2021 - 9:42pm

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Kansas state Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop was released after being booked into jail on Tuesday.

According to the Kansas City Star the Republican lawmaker was "accused of driving under the influence, attempting to flee or evade a law enforcement officer, speeding and improperly crossing a divided highway."

But a judge said that she did not find probable cause for the man's arrest and detention since "pertinent information" was not included in the arrest report.

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