Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper resigns following drunk driving arrest

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Posted at 11:48 AM, Oct 14, 2019

PARIS, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has resigned from his position following a drunk driving arrest.

THP said Daryl Veliz was arrested in Paris, Tenn. early Monday morning and charged with driving under the influence, refusal of implied consent and possession of a weapon while intoxicated.

Veliz was placed on discretionary leave with pay, but resigned from the department Wednesday.