The Allen County Sheriff's Office says they have placed one of their deputies into a non-road position after he was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence.

According to the sheriff's office, Deputy Evan Thomas was stopped in his personal vehicle by the Ohio State Highway Patrol this morning. His case is being heard in the Lima Municipal Court. An administrative review of Deputy Thomas will happen following the conclusion of his case in municipal court.

Your Hometown Stations has requested the citation from the incident, but it could take a week to receive it.

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