Bastrop County Sheriff's Deputy Allegedly Had Open Vodka Bottle in Patrol Car

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The Bastrop County Sheriff's Department found itself investigating one of its own after an on-duty deputy, who is also running for a county commission seat, radioed dispatch with slurred speech, KXAN reports

Deputy Fred Ensinger was arrested Friday morning and charged with DWI.

Authorities found a quart-sized vodka bottle that was one-third full and empty bottle of prescription pills in Ensinger's patrol car, according to KXAN. 

He's since been placed on administrative leave, the Austin-based television station reported. 


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