State Excise Officer Arrested for OWI in State-Issued Vehicle
Brett Brandenburg (photo courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
An Indiana State Excise Police officer was arrested last week in Hamilton County on a charges of operating while intoxicated.
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says Brett Brandenburg was driving his state-issued vehicle near State Road 37 and 141st Street around 2:00 a.m. on October 4 when he failed to signal a turn. A sheriff's deputy noticed Brandenburg's car weaving and stopped the vehicle.
The deputy detained Brandenburg for a certified chemical test. Brandenburg had a blood-alcohol content over 0.15 percent. Brandenburg was arrested and later released from the Hamilton County Jail after posting a $2,500 bond.
Brandenburg was not on duty at the time of his arrest. He has a court date scheduled for later this month.