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Former Orange County deputy charged with DWI

Posted September 8, 2009 9:06 p.m. EDT

— A former Orange County deputy is accused of drunken driving.

Kevin Lamont Umstead, 24, of 6021 Kelvin Drive, was arrested Friday night on Guess Road in Durham, authorities said.

He was charged with DWI and resisting an officer, authorities said.

Umstead was released from the Durham County Jail on a $1,000 bond.

Orange County Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass said Tuesday that Umstead no longer works for the department.