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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Hialeah police sergeant has been relieved of duty after he was arrested Thursday by the Florida Highway Patrol and charged with driving under the influence.

Richard Quintero, a 19-year veteran of the Hialeah Police Department, is currently assigned to the K-9 Unit and is a member of the department’s SWAT.

Hialeah police confirmed to CBS4 that Quintero has been relieved of duty and is currently on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

No other details were released by police. Team