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RCMP arrest Manitoba First Nations Police Service officer for drunk driving

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Manitoba.

The RCMP have arrested an officer with the Manitoba First Nations Police Service for impaired driving.

According to a media release, on Thursday at approximately 4:00 am, Selkirk RCMP responded to a report of a possible drunk driver that had just left a business on Brokenhead First Nation.

Officers located the suspect vehicle and initiated a traffic stop on Highway 4 near Road 320.

The investigation led to the arrest of the driver and lone occupant, a 32-year-old man, for Impaired Driving.

He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear in court on November 1, 2019.

The Independent Investigation Unit has been notified and RCMP continue to investigate.

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