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Spokane Police Sergeant cited for DUI

Spokane Police Sergeant cited for DUI

SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane Police Sergeant was arrested for DUI following a crash.  Spokane County Sheriff 's Sergeant Dave Reagan says a 51-year-old woman was rear-ended near Newport Highway and Farwell Road around 5:00 pm Wednesday. 

She wasn't injured, so she and another witness followed the suspect to the Yokes grocery store on Market.  That's where deputies took Spokane Police Sergeant Brad Thoma into custody, citing him for DUI and releasing him. 

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is investigating the hit and run.  Spokane Police say Chief Anne Kirkpatrick will make a decision about whether to put Sgt. Thoma on paid leave on Thursday.

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