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Deputy Pleads Guilty to DUI

( DEPUTY PLEADS GUILITY)
 A FORMER FRESNO COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY PLEADED GUILTY TO A CHARGE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE YESTERDAY.  40-YEAR OLD BRIAN HILLIS WAS PULLED OVER BY FRESNO POLICE LAST DECEMBER WHEN HE WAS SPOTTED DRIVING ERATICALLY ON FREEWAY-41 NEAR THE BULLARD EXIT.  HILLIS WAS TAKING LEGALLY PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS WHICH HAD A STRONGER EFFECT ON HIM THAN HE ANTICIPATED.  HILLIS WAS SENTENCED TO A MONTH IN JAIL (WHICH WAS SUSPENDED) AND A THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE.  HE VOLUNTARILY RESIGNED FROM THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AND WAS NOT FIRED.