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FIRST ON KHQ: Spokane Police Officer Placed On Administrative Leave For DUI

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Saturday evening, Spokane Police Officer Mike Russo was arrested, cited and released for Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Russo was not on duty at the time of the incident. The Washington State Patrol will investigate this incident.

Additionally, the Spokane Police Department will conduct an internal administrative investigation into the incident. Russo had been placed on administrative leave as a result of this incident.

The Spokane Police Department says they will not tolerate misconduct as they work to protect the safety of the Spokane community.

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