MFNPS officer arrested for impaired driving: RCMP

An officer from the Manitoba First Nations Police Service was arrested for impaired driving early Thursday morning, according to RCMP.

Selkirk, Man., RCMP said they responded to a report around 4 a.m. that a possible impaired driver was leaving a business on Highway 59 on Brokenhead First Nation.

RCMP said they found the suspect driving on Highway 4 near Road 320, and pulled the vehicle over for a traffic stop.

Officers arrested a 32-year-old man for impaired operation of a conveyance. RCMP said he is a police officer with the Manitoba First Nations Police Service.

The man was released on a promise to appear in court at the beginning of November.

RCMP said the Independent Investigation Unit has been notified, and RCMP continue to investigate.