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.READ MORE: Fired USC Dean Marilyn Flynn Pleads Not Guilty In Corruption, Bribery Case Of LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas
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.READ MORE: LAPD, LA School Police Investigate Sexual Assault Of Female Student In Hamilton High School Boys' Bathroom
“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.MORE NEWS: FDA Panel Meeting Tuesday To Review Pfizer Vaccine For Kids Ages 5-11
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