KCPD Officer Arrested for DUI, Attacking Trooper

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City Missouri Police Officer was arrested early Wednesday morning for driving under the influence.

According authorities, KCPD Officer Megan Laffoon was pulled over in Clay County by a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper around 3:20 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Missouri Highway Patrol troopers allege that Laffoon assaulted a trooper and resisted arrest. She now faces four counts, including DUI, lane violation, assault of a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.

According to the probable cause statement, Laffoon scratched the arresting officer on the neck with her fingernails and head-butted another officer as they tried to place her under arrest.

When she was taken to the Clay County Detention Center, it took seven officers to place Laffoon in a restraint chair, according to the probable cause statement.

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