A police sergeant is facing charges after being arrested for drunk driving early Wednesday morning.

According to police, the 49-year-old sergeant was pulled over just before 3 a.m. on West Sunset Drive. He was charged with driving while impaired, driving left of center, having a fictitious or expired registration plate and expired inspection.

The Waxhaw Police Department has not commented on whether any actions are being taken against the sergeant.

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