A serving officer will face court this month charged with high range drink driving in the Monaro region.
Just before 2.30am Wednesday, officers attached to Monaro Police District were patrolling Lanyon Drive, Queanbeyan, when they stopped a Holden Commodore.
The driver, a 55-year-old man, was spoken to by police and underwent a random breath test which allegedly returned a positive result.
The man, who is a sergeant from a separate command in the Southern Region, was arrested and taken to Queanbeyan Police Station were he underwent a breath analysis and allegedly returned a positive result of 0.173.
He was charged with high range PCA and is due to appear at Queanbeyan Local Court on Monday, July 30 2018.