- Associated Press - Sunday, October 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - A District of Columbia police officer has been arrested and charged with drunken driving while on duty.

Metropolitan Police Officer Arthur Thompson was arrested at about 2:20 a.m. on Sunday.

Police say Thompson’s impairment was discovered by a supervisor who was investigating a citizen complaint about Thompson. Police say a field sobriety test was conducted and Thompson was found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Thompson is a four-year veteran of the department. Police say his police powers have been revoked and internal affairs is investigating the incident.


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