Off-duty Tennessee trooper arrested and charged with DUI, possession of weapon while intoxicated

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HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Wednesday morning Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Daryl Veliz was arrested by the Paris Police Department.

According to a THP spokesperson, Trooper Daryl Veliz was taken into custody by the Paris Police Department on charges of DUI, refusal of implied consent and possession of a weapon while intoxicated.

He was off-duty at the time of his arrest, the spokesperson added.

Trooper Veliz has been placed on discretionary leave with pay pending an internal investigation, THP said.

Trooper Daryl Veliz
Trooper Daryl Veliz (Photo: Tennessee Highway Patrol)

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