RALEIGH, N.C. — A former North Carolina police officer faces his second driving while intoxicated charge in a year and a half.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that 31-year-old Taylor D. Hurst of Rolesville was arrested last week in Pender County on several charges, including DWI, impersonating a police officer, failure to stop for police and failure to maintain lane control.

Hurst was arrested Feb. 2, 2016, in Wake County on charged of DWI, and carrying a concealed weapon while under the influence of alcohol. Hurst was with the Raleigh Police Department but was off-duty when the earlier arrest occurred. .

Police spokeswoman Donna-maria Harris said Thursday that Hurst retired from the department in March of last year.

It was not known if he has an attorney for the new charge.


Information from: The News & Observer, http://www.newsobserver.com