JOHNSTON COUNTY (WTVD) -- An off-duty Raleigh police officer has been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence.
Troopers with the NC State Highway Patrol said Meredith Sherian, 42, was pulled over around 2 a.m. Saturday on Cleveland Road, in Johnston County, for speeding.
During the traffic stop, Sherian was given a field sobriety test after the trooper suspected that she was driving while impaired.
She was arrested and taken to the Johnson County courthouse where authorities said she refused to take a breathalyzer.
After her refusal, the trooper filed a warrant for a blood test, which was sent off for testing.
Sherian was charged with driving while under the influence and speeding - 55 in a 45 mph zone.
She was released on a $1,500 bond pending an April 25 court date.
Police said she's been with the department since 2005.
Off-duty Raleigh cop arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Johnston County