Spartanburg police officer arrested on DUI charges


SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – A Spartanburg police officer has been charged with driving under the influence.

News outlets report 46-year-old Juan B. Brewton, a lieutenant with the Spartanburg Police Department, was arrested at 2:52 a.m. Sunday and booked into the Spartanburg County Detention Center. He was charged with DUI 1st offense and released at 9:38 a.m.

The police department said in a statement that they will address disciplinary actions and the future of Brewton’s employment on Monday.

It’s unclear if Brewton has a lawyer.

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