OWI charges against Brazil's assistant police chief dismissed as part of plea

A plea agreement has been accepted in a drunk driving case involving the assistant police chief of Brazil.

Posted: Jul 15, 2019 5:49 PM
Updated: Jul 15, 2019 6:31 PM

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A plea agreement has been accepted in a drunk driving case involving the assistant police chief of Brazil.

News 10 has learned Brazil's Assistant Police Chief Dennis Archer has pleaded guilty to reckless driving.

Special Prosecutor in the case, Rob Roberts, from Vigo County, told News 10 OWI charges against Archer were dismissed on Monday, and the reckless driving charges were filed.

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Roberts said Archer will have to spend 305 days on probation

He will be evaluated for drug and alcohol treatment and must perform 40 hours of community service.

Archer was arrested by Indiana State Police last month with a blood alcohol level of .09 percent.

Roberts said first-time offenders are typically treated the same way he treated this case.

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