SUDBURY -- The Ontario Provincial Police in Sudbury say they've charged one of their own officers with drunk driving.

They say a 32-year old officer, who was off-duty at the time, was arrested this morning just before 2 am after a single vehicle crash on highway 17 at Long Lake road.

Police say the after failing a roadside test, the driver was transported to the Greater Sudbury Police Service for further testing.

Police say he is in his 8th year of police service on Manitoulin Island. He’s to appear in court March 25th

to face the following charges:

•             Operation while impaired - alcohol or drugs

•             Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus