ADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A state lawmaker who crashed his vehicle in western Michigan has been arrested for driving while intoxicated.
State Rep. Bryan Posthumus was arrested Friday and booked into the Kent County Correctional Facility, according to jail records.READ MORE: Woman Who Shot At Police Killed By Cop At Juneteenth Event
He had left his farm in Oakfield Township in a Jeep, which drifted off the road, hit a mailbox and rolled over, according to a news release issued late Saturday from the lawmaker’s office.
Posthumus was taken to a hospital for evaluation and released. His blood alcohol level was .13% when Michigan’s legal limit is .08, according to the release.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
No one else was injured.
Posthumus faces one charge of operating while intoxicated, according to jail records. He was previously arrested in January 2013 for operating while intoxicated.
The first-term Republican lawmaker apologized in the statement.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 327 New COVID-19 Cases, 35 Deaths
© 2021 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.