A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Utah Highway Patrol over alleged wrongful arrests for driving under the influence.

Three attorneys filed the complaint Friday in 3rd District Court on behalf of what they contend may be hundreds of Utahns who were wrongly arrested for drunken driving by former UHP Cpl. Lisa Steed and other troopers.

Lawyer Robert Sykes claimed Steed is among troopers who stopped motorists for minor traffic violations and then wrongly arrested them for DUI in an effort to make money for the state through fines and fees.

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