STOCKTON (CBS13) — An off-duty officer with the Stockton Police Department has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Stockton police say, a little after 12:30 a.m. Friday, officers spotted a vehicle driving the wrong way down Interstate 5 near Eight Mile Road.READ MORE: Boy, 8, Hailed A Hero After Discovering Baby Sister Unresponsive In Pool
Officers were able to pull the driver over. They soon discovered that the driver was Eduardo Silva, an off-duty Stockton police officer.
California Highway Patrol then responded to the scene to help with the investigation and Silva was arrested.READ MORE: Man Apologizes After Video Shows Street Vendor Attacked
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Silva has been booked into the San Joaquin County Jail and is facing DUI charges.MORE NEWS: Folsom Shuts Sutter Street Down To Open Businesses
Stockton police say Silva has been placed on administrative leave.