Lawmaker enters into diversion for drunk-driving charge

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Republican state Rep. Susan Carlson of Clay Center has entered into a diversion agreement with Topeka prosecutors that will allow a drunk-driving charge to be dropped.

Carlson entered into a diversion agreement on June 22, according to the case file on the municipal court database.

No other details about the diversion agreement were available.

Carlson was arrested on Jan. 31 on a charge of driving under the influence, court booking reports show.

Police said an officer stopped a vehicle, driven by Carlson, for traffic violations near Southwest 14th Street and South Topeka Boulevard, just blocks from the Capitol.

Officers . . .

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