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: AAA: Michigan's Average Gas Prices Rise To $2.95
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: Advocates Call On Sen. Gary Peters To Schedule Hearing For Washington, D.C. Statehood Bill
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: CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires Next Month, Help Available Now
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