An off-duty police officer is facing serious charges that could have repercussions on his continued career, according to local sources. The 39-year-old Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper was arrested around 2:30 a.m. the morning of Jan. 22. He was booked into county jail for a first DUI offense. He was set to be arraigned on Feb. 1.
According to the arrest record, the officer was stopped around 2:30 a.m. However, the record does not make mention of what caused the stop to begin with. This report also does not list what roadside sobriety tests were administered at the time of the traffic stop. Finally, no mention of the man's blood alcohol level was made.