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Grundy County deputy arrested on DUI charge

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A Grundy County Sheriff's Office deputy is facing a driving under the influence charge after a fellow deputy watched him drive off the roadway.

Deputy Joseph Greenwell, 59, was not on duty or driving a department issued vehicle when he was arrested Wednesday morning, said Sheriff Clint Shrum.

A deputy was driving behind Greenwell when they noticed his vehicle swerve and leave the roadway.

When a deputy approached Greenwell, they had indications that he had consumed alcohol.

Greenwell was supposed to work Wednesday. Shrum said Greenwell has missed six days of work.

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