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Topeka Police Officer Arrested on Christmas Eve on Suspicion of DUI

A Topeka Police Officer was arrested on Christmas Eve on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police called in the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Department to make the arrest at the scene of an accident in the 3000 block of SW Randolph, near the Jardine Elementary/Middle School campus.

Jeremy P. Gallegos was booked into jail on the listed charge and placed on administrative leave pending the District Attorney’s Office review of all reports. The Topeka Police department will conduct its internal administrative review of the incident as well.

If you know more about what happened, call Crime Stoppers at 234-0007. The court date for Gallegos was tentatively set for February.


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