Postal Worker Charged With DUI After Crashing Mail Truck On Christmas Eve

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CHICAGO (CBS)–An allegedly intoxicated postal worker crashed his truck into a parked car and a sign in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood on Christmas Eve, according to Chicago police.

Earlis McGee, 55, of Aurora, was arrested at 7:53 p.m. on Dec. 24 and charged with aggravated DUI with a suspended license, police said. McGee was also charged with driving on a suspended license and DUI.

McGee was found in the driver’s seat of a USPS truck in the 3200 block of north Ashland Avenue, according to police. A witness told officers he saw McGee driving erratically and crashing into several garbage cans.

Police officers approached McGee’s mail truck and smelled alcohol. He allegedly failed sobriety tests.

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