KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – We’re learning more about a Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputy who has been placed on administrative leave following a DUI citation last week.

The news was shared by officials on Friday; however, KCSO had not released the deputy’s full name.

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On Monday, we’re learning it was Deputy William Barnes, one of KCSO’s K-9 handlers, who was involved in a non-injury, single-vehicle car crash while off-duty on Thursday.

The Knoxville Police Department responded to the scene and Barnes was given a citation for DUI.

KCSO also said Monday the investigation was ongoing.

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