Kansas Sen. Suellentrop sentenced to 2 days in jail after wrong-way DUI on I-70

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The Kansas City Star

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Sen. Gene Suellentrop will spend two days in jail for a wild wrong-way drunken ride down Interstate 70 in Topeka this spring after pleading no contest Monday to driving under the influence and reckless driving. In exchange for pleading no contest on the misdemeanor charges, prosecutors dismissed a felony charge of attempting to flee or elude law enforcement officers that stemmed from his March 16 chase with police that ultimately ended near downtown Topeka. The Wichita Republican, who is said to have called an officer “donut boy” following his arrest, would have been forc…

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