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.

 

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