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Lieutenant from Mesa Police Department retires following DUI arrest

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Posted at 10:09 AM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 15:54:59-04

Lieutenant Rick Van Galder has retired from the Mesa Police Department.

Mesa police confirmed that Galder was arrested early this year for driving under the influence.

According to Gilbert police, Galder was arrested on February 12 under suspicion of driving under the influence in a neighborhood near Lindsay and Ray roads.

Results showed Galder's blood alcohol content was .306. According to Gilbert police, he was charged with extreme DUI and super extreme DUI.

Mesa police told ABC15 they had no comment on the incident.