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Parkville mayor arrested for DWI

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Posted at 10:35 PM, Sep 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 12:07:12-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Parkville Mayor Nan Johnston was arrested Saturday for driving while intoxicated, according to the Platte County Sheriff's Office.

Major Erik Holland confirmed to 41 Action News that the arrest happened just after 1:30 a.m.

A deputy saw Johnston driving on Missouri 9 near Eastside Road.

The deputy stopped her on Eastside at 1:18 a.m. and she was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Johnston posted the $1,000 bond around 3:30 a.m.

When contacted Sunday night, Johnston declined to comment.

Johnston, who has served as Parkville's mayor since 2014, faced a fine from the Missouri Ethics Commission earlier this year for campaign finance violations committed during her latest reelection bid.

Prior to her tenure as mayor, she served six years on the city's Board of Aldermen.

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