Donnie Blassingame

Donnie Blassingame (Anderson County Sheriff's Office / June 22, 2021)

ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina)- The Anderson County Sheriff's Office confirmed that it terminated a deputy after he was arrested for driving under the influence. 

The sheriff's office says that the deputy was arrested on Saturday night. 

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the deputy was identified as Donnie Lee Blassingame. Troopers say that it was discovered that Blassingame was impaired after he collided with another vehicle on Saturday. 

A source tells FOX Carolina's Cody Alcorn that the deputy was in a county issued unmarked vehicle at the time he was arrested. 

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