Denver deputy chief steps down after DUI arrest
When Jeremy Vigil was pulled over, Arvada police were looking for a suspect related to a possible domestic violence incident
By Leila Merrill
DENVER — Deputy Chief Jeremy Vigil stepped down Monday after he was arrested last weekend on a DUI charge, 9News reported.
Vigil was driving his take-home department SUV in Arvada when an Arvada police officer got in touch with him over a possible domestic violence incident.
The officer reported noticing a strong smell of alcohol coming from the SUV and said that Vigil had droopy eyelids, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.
Vigil was released into a co-worker’s custody. He remains with the department in a civil service role, according to a department spokesperson.