Former Anheuser Busch CEO August Busch IV has been arrested in Swansea, IL. after police say he attempted to fly his helicopter while intoxicated, St. Louis' KSDK News reports.
According to Swansea police, officers were called around 8:15 p.m. when Busch IV appeared to be trying to take off in his helicopter, but seemed to be too intoxicated.
No injuries were reported and charges have not been filed, as police await the tests of blood, urine and breath samples.
Busch IV was the last of the family to control the company, which was purchased in a hostile takeover in 2008 by the Belgium-based brewing giant InBev, creating Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD) .
Busch is a commercial pilot with certificates in airplanes, single and multi-engine planes, instrument airplanes and rotorcraft helicopters.
Anheuser Busch's shares fell 0.7% to $110.98 on Tuesday afternoon.
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