A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was arrested on charges of driving while impaired and failure to stop at a red light in Pineville early Saturday.
Nicholas Ivy-Brooks works patrol as a probationary officer assigned to the CMPD Central Division, according to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department news release.
The 23-year-old Brooks was hired by CMPD on Oct. 22, 2018, police said. All CMPD officers serve a year’s probation after they are sworn in.
Pineville Police arrested Brooks at about 2:40 a.m., jail records show. He was not listed as an inmate later Saturday morning.
“As is standard procedure when an officer is accused of a crime, a separate internal investigation will be conducted by the CMPD,” according to the release.