MONROE, La. (KARD/KTVE) — An assistant city attorney for the City of Monroe is facing his second Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated charge. He is also charged with Careless Operation.
Brandon W. Creekbaum, 34, was released from the Ouachita Correctional Center Thursday morning after being arrested around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday. According to the arrest report, officers with the Monroe Police Department were dispatched for a single-vehicle crash and found a 2016 Toyota Camry in a ditch at the intersection of North 8th Street and Auburn Avenue with Creekbaum sitting behind the wheel. They said Creekbaum refused to answer any questions. Officers also reported a strong odor of alcohol coming from Creekbaum and noted he swayed as he stood and had bloodshot eyes.
MPD officers said Creekbaum refused to take a breathalyzer test once at the Monroe Police Department. A warrant was obtained to have his blood drawn by a nurse at a local hospital.
Police said a check of Creekbaum’s information revealed he had a prior DWI arrest in 2011.
Creekbaum has served as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Monroe since January 2018, according to his LinkedIn profile.