Federal Judge arrested for DUI

From KSNT.com:

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A federal judge in Kansas is facing charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Johnson County Court records show that 70-year-old Kathryn Vratil was arrested Thursday night. She is charged in Johnson County District Court with driving under the influence and improper driving.

Vratil is a senior judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

The Kansas City Star reports a complaint filed Friday says Vratil was arrested by a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper. She posted a $1,000 bond. Her next court appearance is scheduled for May 21.

Chief Judge Julie Robinson said in a statement Friday that the federal court will handle the incident as a personnel matter and have no further comment.

 

Elmhurst, IL will conduct a DUI roadblock Friday night

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From the Patch:

Drivers in Elmhurst are warned of a planned crackdown this weekend. Police will be stationed along a major thoroughfare in town from 11:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26 until 3 a.m. on Saturday, April 27. They will be conducting a “roadside safety checkpoint” and focus on the enforcement of driving under the influence and seatbelt laws.