WAYNE, WV (WOWK) - A high school assistant principal has been charged with DUI after failing a field sobriety test Saturday night.
According to a criminal complaint, Joe Brumfield, 48, of Huntington, was arrested after an officer received a report of a reckless driver in the Lavalette area.
Police noticed Brumfield's vehicle on 5th Street Road in Lavalette , which matched the description, cross into a construction zone and almost strike a barrel.
After approaching the vehicle, police found a bottle of vodka in the passenger seat.
Brumfield admitted to consuming alcohol prior to driving.
A field sobriety test concluded that his blood alcohol content was .252.
Brumfield was arrested and taken to Western Regional Jail where he has since been released.
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