Dorchester County Deputy charged with DUI

Furman Israel Brown.

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC – A Dorchester County Deputy has been suspended without pay after being arrested for DUI.

According to police dispatch received a 911 call from a motorist after they noticed a man and his Toyota Tundra in a ditch early Wednesday morning near Farmington Road in Berkeley County.

27-year-old Furman Israel Brown, a Dorchester County Deputy, failed to pass a field sobriety test administered by SC State Troopers.  Brown refused a breathalyzer.

Brown was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence.

Authorities continue to investigate the incident.

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