Sen. Gene Suellentrop entered a no contest plea to two misdemeanor charges Monday that stemmed from an incident in March in which he drove for miles in the wrong direction on Interstate 70 before stopped by law enforcement officers.
Senate Republicans ousted Gene Suellentrop from his majority leader title in a secret meeting Friday after he refused to resign over his late-night drunken escapade through Topeka.
Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop allegedly reeked of alcohol, struggled to speak or walk, and threatened the Kansas Highway Patrol officer who stopped him in the early hours of March 16 for driving the wrong way on Interstate 70 in Topeka.
Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop was charged Friday with drunk driving and felony fleeing from police while traveling 90 MPH in the wrong direction on Interstate 70 in Topeka.
Originally published by the Kansas Reflector, March 16, 2021; story updated 11:18 a.m. TOPEKA — […]
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