Richmond deputy sheriff arrested on DUI charge

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth N. Randall, 30, a six year veteran, was arrested early Sunday morning by the Richmond Police Department after he was observed disregarding a traffic light.

Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr., confirmed the arrest today.

After being stopped, Richmond Police Officers suspected Randall was operating his motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and charged him with one count of driving under the influence of alcohol. Deputy Randall is scheduled to appear in Richmond General District Court Traffic Division on June 29 at 11:30 a.m.

He has been placed in a non-public contact position pending the outcome of the charge in traffic court, according to the sheriff's office.  They said their Internal Affairs Unit will continue to monitor the case.  The results of his breath or blood tests are not available from the Richmond City Sheriff's Office.

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