TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Freeway Patrol doesn’t have a doc it might probably make public on final week’s arrest of a legislative chief on suspicion of driving beneath the affect and trying to flee legislation enforcement, a patrol official stated Thursday.
The patrol’s Capitol Police division arrested state Senate Majority Chief Gene Suellentrop early March 16 on Interstate 70 close to downtown Topeka after his SUV was reported touring east within the freeway’s westbound lanes. The Wichita Republican was booked into jail, however a decide launched him hours later, saying there was not enough proof to assist his arrest.
Suellentrop has not been charged with a criminal offense and has briefly stepped away from many of the majority chief’s duties.
Luther Ganieany, the patrol’s common counsel, initially said the entrance web page of an offense report with fundamental info is perhaps out there by the top of this week. However he stated in an e mail Thursday that the patrol isn’t required to file such a report for alleged DUI incidents and didn’t.
Ganieany stated different paperwork are investigation information that don’t must be launched beneath the Kansas Open Data Act and the patrol is legally barred from releasing felony historical past info.
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