An officer with the Regina Police Service (RPS) is facing impaired driving charges after a late night traffic stop in the Lumsden, Sask. area.
Regina police said the RCMP-led traffic stop occurred at around 3 a.m. CST on July 15.
According to Regina police, Devon Sterling, 37, is a constable with 11 years of service. He was not on duty when the traffic stop occurred, police said.
Sterling has been charged with impaired driving and driving with a alcohol limit in excess of 0.08.
Sterling will make his first court appearance on these charges in provincial court on Aug. 22.
RPS said Sterling will be reassigned to administrative duties within the Regina police building until the matter is concluded in court.
In a release, RPS also said, “in accordance with the provisions of The Police Act, 1990, an administrative investigation of this incident is being conducted by the Professional Standards Unit of the Regina Police Service. The administrative investigation will conclude only after the criminal matters have been dealt with.”