A Hendersonville police officer was arrested on a DUI charge last week and is currently on an administrative leave.
Hendersonville Police affirmed that Derick C. Brewer was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested early on Thursday morning by Metro Police. Brewer is currently banned from official duty.
Police stopped Brewer after he was seen speeding at 5:06 a.m. The officer who pulled Brewer over noticed indicators of impairment, according to the affidavit. The officer said Brewer stumbled as he got out of the car.
Officers said they could smell the obvious odor of an alcoholic beverage and that Brewer’s eyes were bloodshot and watery. Brewer confessed to consuming five Jamison and Red Bulls earlier in the evening, according to the affidavit.
According to the affidavit, Brewer consented to take a breath test and registered 0.103 and 0.108.