Special prosecutor assigned to a case involving Brazil's assistant police chief charged with driving drunk

A special prosecutor has been assigned after the assistant chief of the Brazil Police Department was arrested.

Posted: Jun 27, 2019 12:59 PM
Updated: Jun 27, 2019 5:51 PM

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A special prosecutor has been assigned after the assistant chief of the Brazil Police Department was arrested.

Last weekend, Indiana State Police arrested Dennis Archer on a drunk driving charge.

LINK | BRAZIL ASSISTANT POLICE CHIEF WILL REMAIN IN HIS CURRENT POSITION, DESPITE DUI ARREST

It happened on U.S. 40 near West Main Street in Brazil.

Police say Archer was stopped for an unsafe lane move.

According to Zach Clapp, with the Clay County Prosecutor's Office, Sabrina Haney, from the Vigo County Prosecutor's Office will handle the case.

Mayor Bian Windham told News 10 earlier in the week, Archer's status with the department would not change, meaning he will be able to keep his job.

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