A state trooper was arrested in Norwich, suspected of driving under the influence, and she has been suspended.
Norwich police said they received a call reporting an erratic driver on West Main Street at 5:20 p.m. on Sunday, found the car and arrested 34-year-old Sarah Starkey.
State police said Starkey is a trooper at Troop E, which is based in Montville, and she has been with the department since 2013. She has been suspended until further notice.
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Starkey was in her own vehicle when officers stopped her, according to Norwich police.
She was charged with operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor or drugs, evading responsibility, failure to drive right and unsafe movement from a stopped/standing position.
Starkey was released on a $250 non-surety bond and is due in court on Nov. 20.
No additional information has been released.