Brandon Juan Lewis (Photo: MCSO)

New Mexico Man Charged with Aggravated DUI

Brandon Juan Lewis (Photo: MCSO)

MOHAVE VALLEY – Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested Brandon Juan Lewis, 42 of Gallup, NM, for two felony counts of Aggravated DUI.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, on Friday, August 9, 2019, around 1:30 a.m., deputies observed a silver truck parked on the west side of the 8100 block of Aspen Dr. and observed the driver side door was opened. As deputies approached the vehicle, they observed both driver’s side tires were flat and the driver’s leg was resting outside the vehicle.

The male driver, later identified as Lewis, was asleep inside the vehicle with the seat reclined, deputies noticed two open cans of beer on the vehicle’s center console. Deputies awoke Lewis, and asked for his identification, and a records check revealed a revoked status with a mandatory interlock device to be in the vehicle.

Lewis removed the keys from the ignition and was removed from the vehicle to conduct Field Sobriety Tests (FST). FST indicated a positive indication of intoxication and a breath test revealed a Blood Alcohol Content of .103%.

Lewis was arrested and transported to Mohave County Adult Detention facility without incident.