An off-duty Bakersfield police officer was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of drunken driving, police said.
Officer Anthony Berumen, who has been with the department since July 2013, was stopped by the California Highway Patrol around 1:30 a.m. at Fruitvale Avenue and Rosedale Highway, police said.
CHP officers determined Berumen was intoxicated, according to police. They issued him a citation and released him.
Police said Berumen has been placed on paid administrative leave.