A Carmel Police Dept. officer has been arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated while off duty.
Police stopped Bryan Hood in his personal vehicle at approximately 9:34 p.m. Sept. 10 for a traffic infraction near City Center Drive and Range Line Road. Hood submitted to a breath test and registered .19 percent breath alcohol concentration.
Hood is charged with operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to .15 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, both misdemeanors. An initial hearing is set for Sept. 17.
Hood has been with CPD since 2000. He will be placed on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of a criminal investigation.