Aiken deputy fired after DUI charges

December 7, 2007

AIKEN, S.C.---An Aiken County deputy is now on the other side of the law, accused of drinking and driving. Sheriff Michael Hunt has fired Leonard Canalejo.

Richmond County investigators stopped him on Gordon Highway early Thursday morning. His blood alcohol level was 0.15.

Canalejo has worked at the sheriff's office since June 2005. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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