Michigan lawmaker arrested for driving while intoxicated
May 2, 2021
Ada Township, MI — A state lawmaker who crashed his car in western Michigan has been arrested for driving while intoxicated. State. Rep. Bryan Posthumus was arrested Friday. The Republican had left his farm in Oakfield Township in a Jeep, which drifted off the road, hit a mailbox and rolled over. He was was taken to a hospital for evaluation and released. According to the lawmaker's office, his blood alcohol level was .13% when Michigan’s legal limit is .08%. Posthumus released a statement late Saturday apologizing, saying it's clear he has a problem with drinking and plans to attend alcoholics anonymous meetings. He was previously arrested in January 2013 for operating while intoxicated.