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San Diego Police Detective Pleads Guilty to DUI

Karen Almos, 47, was found passed out in a parked car in Balboa Park.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

A San Diego police detective, arrested after officers found her passed out in a parked car in Balboa Park, pleaded guilty to a DUI charge and was sentenced to five years probation and fined $2,133.

Karen Almos also was ordered to complete a three-month DUI program, participate in a Mothers Against Drunk Driving victim impact panel and do 24 hours of volunteer work.

Almos, 47, was scheduled to be arraigned today but she entered her plea Friday through her attorney, James Bishop.

Almos, a 16-year SDPD veteran, was found passed out in a car about 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 near the Balboa Park Club on Pan America Plaza.

—City News Service

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