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Former Riverside Chief of Police Charged with a DUI

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Although it seemed suspect that Riverside's Chief of Police--he retired after the incident-- crashed his car and got it away with it last month, karma has caught up with him. "The California Highway Patrol, which investigated the incident, said [Russ] Leach had four drinks at his home on Super Bowl Sunday before going to a strip club in Colton where he had at least seven more. He was taking prescription pain medication at the same time," says the LA Times. "He later crashed his car into a 'low-profile object,' causing extensive damage to the car, but he kept on driving for another mile or so, officials said." Also, officers who responded to the crash are under investigation to see if they gave their boss special treatment.