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Off-duty Hamilton cop charged with impaired driving after crash

Hamilton police have charged one of their own with impaired driving.
Hamilton police have charged one of their own with impaired driving. Hamilton Police Service/File

An off-duty Hamilton police officer has been charged with impaired driving after being involved in a crash.

Police were called to a minor collision just after 1:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on Wilson Street and Portia Drive in Ancaster.

The off-duty cop, a 28-year veteran of the Mountain Station Uniform patrol, was charged with impaired driving.

The officer has been released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

The name of the officer has not been released.

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