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Colchester police officer arrested for alleged DUI

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Ofc. Jeremy Wyskiel Ofc. Jeremy Wyskiel
COLCHESTER, Vt. -

A Colchester police officer has beenarrested for alleged drunk driving.

Vermont State Police say they werecalled to assist Colchester police with a suspected DUI at about midnightMonday, because the suspect was Colchester Police Ofc. Jeremy Wyskiel, 36.

Troopers say earlier in the evening,Wyskiel was reportedly arguing with a woman in the parking lot of a Colchesterbar. They later left together. Police say the vehicle was then reportedly seendriving erratically on Route 7. Colchester police caught up with the vehicle onJason Drive and made contact with the driver, Wyskiel. Police suspected he maybe under the influence and called in state police for assistance.

State police say Wyskiel was arrestedwithout incident and released on a citation to appear in court April 15 forDUI.

In a statement, Colchester PoliceChief Jennifer Morrison said, "VSP is handling the criminal inquiry intothis matter. CPD is actively investigating a personnel matter related to thisincident and will have no further comment at this time other than to offer thefollowing public information: Jeremy Wyskiel has served as a Colchester PoliceOfficer since September of 2008and is currently on administrative leave."

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