Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools Superintendent Charged with DUI

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GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio-- The superintendent of the Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools was arrested and charged with DUI, according to the Geauga County Sheriff's Office.

Court records show Stephen Thompson was arrested at 2:30, Saturday morning, on Mayfield Rd. He was charged with DUI and failing to maintain a safe distance.

The initial call came in as an accident.

Court records also show his blood alcohol level was .17; that's more than twice the legal limit.

School Board President Margaret Warner told FOX 8's Autumn Ziemba that they are aware of the situation and are awaiting court proceedings before making any decisions.

Thompson is scheduled to appear in court on May 23.

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