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GOP Kansas lawmaker arrested on suspicion of drunken driving


February 2, 2022

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A north-central Kansas lawmaker has been arrested in Topeka on suspicion of drunken driving.

Topeka police said Tuesday that officers stopped Republican Rep. Suzi Carlson, of Clay Center, at about 9 p.m. Monday a few blocks south and west of the Statehouse. They said testing showed that Carlson was operating her vehicle under the influence of alcohol, though they were not specific about the type of testing.

An online log shows that Carlson, 69, was booked into the Shawnee County jail at 11 p.m. on suspicion of DUI and making an unsafe lane change. She was released on $...

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