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GCSO Deputy Greenwell Charged With DUI

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:24 am

Grundy County sheriff’s deputy Joseph Greenwell, of Altamont, ┬áhas been charged with a DUI.

Sheriff Clint Shrum reported that on Wednesday, April 15, a deputy was sent to check on Greenwell after he had missed three work shifts. The deputy saw Greenwell driving a vehicle erratically and pulled him over. When the deputies approached Greenwell they could smell alcohol. PSX_20150416_091025

The deputies administered a field sobriety test, which Greenwell failed, and a blood-alcohol test has been submitted.

Greenwell was charged with driving under the influence and booked into the Grundy County jail.

Shrum also reported that there had been suspicion that Greenwell had an alcohol problem and he had been offered help for his drinking in March of this year.