Berwick Police Department Charges Houma Man with 4th Offense DWI and Other Charges
Stephen Brandt W/M 43, Joshua Reed Dr. Houma was arrested on January 19, 2020 at 9:56 PM for
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED 4th OFFENSE REFUSAL
RECKLESS OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHILCE
On January 19, 2020 at approximately 9:40 PM Officers of the Berwick Police Department responded to the area of US Hwy. 90 West in reference to a reckless driver. Upon arrival in the area, officers located the vehicle in question. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and contact was made with Brandt. During this time, it was apparent that he was impaired. Field Sobriety tests were conducted at which time he performed poorly on. Brandt was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he refused to submit to a breath test. A warrant was obtained and blood samples were later collected. It was learned that Brandt had been previously convicted for Third Offense DWI charge. Brandt was booked on the charges of Driving While Intoxicated 4th Offense Refusal, Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and Open Container.