BURBANK (CBSLA.com) — A United States postal worker was arrested Friday for allegedly conducting a narcotics transaction while on duty, authorities said.

Burbank police said in a statement that the incident occurred around 9 a.m. on Friday morning near 600 North Whitnall Highway.

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The suspect was identified by police as 47-year-old Craig Godshall.

According to authorities, narcotics officers were conducting an investigation into the sales of prescription drugs at the time of Godshall’s arrest.

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“Investigators observed an individual conduct what appeared to be a narcotics transaction with an on-duty United States postal employee in a marked United States postal vehicle,” the statement said.

Godshall was booked into Burbank Jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance. He has since been released after posting bail, according to the sheriff’s Inmate Information Center.

Godshall is expected to be arraigned on Sept. 14.

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