Contact Us

Brookings Mail Carrier Arrested for Being Drunk on the Job

A US Postal Service carrier in Brookings was arrested this week for allegedly drinking on the job.

A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was arrested in Brookings this week for allegedly driving under the influence while on the job.

Brookings Police Lt. Derrick Powers says they received a call from the Brookings Post Office shortly after 2:00 Wednesday afternoon. They were concerned that one of their carriers may have been drinking.

Police located the carrier walking part of his route, with his vehicle parked nearby. An officer conducted field sobriety tests and determined the mail carrier had been drinking.

Two open beer cans were reportedly found in the carrier’s Postal Service vehicle.

The 33-year-old Brookings man was arrested for driving under the influence and open container in a motor vehicle.

His name was not released.

(Courtesy of Brookings Radio)

Best of Mix 97-3

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix97-3.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Mix VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Mix VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.