Asst. Police Chief in Brazil arrested for DUI

Brazil's assistant police chief is facing charges for drunk driving after he was stopped early Saturday morning.

Posted: Jun 22, 2019 10:13 AM
Updated: Jun 22, 2019 10:33 PM

BRAZIL, Ind. (WTHI) - Brazil's assistant police chief is facing charges for drunk driving after he was stopped early Saturday morning.

According to Indiana State Police, Dennis Archer was pulled over on US 40 near West Street in Brazil around 1:40am Saturday. Police say Archer was stopped for an unsafe lane move.

Archer, who is a captain with the Brazil Police Department, had a blood alcohol content of .09%. The legal limit is .08%.

Archer faces charges for driving under the influence of alcohol and was ticketed for an unsafe lane move.

News 10 reached out to Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen for more information about Archers future with the department.

McQueen told News 10, "We've been made aware of this and we don't have all of the full details yet, so at this point we don't have any further comment on this."

This story will be updated.

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