Wichita officer arrested for driving under the influence


MULVANE, Kan. (KSNW) – An off-duty Wichita Police officer was booked over the weekend, charged with driving under the influence.

In a press release, WPD says Mulvane Police booked an off-duty officer into Sedgwick County Jail on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence over the weekend.

Mulvane Police confirmed the man arrested was Andrew Tapia.

Tapia is an 18-year-veteran of the WPD. He was placed on a paid administrative leave while the case is being investigated by Mulvane Police Department.

An internal review of Tapia will take place by the WPD

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