WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A member of the Wichita Police Department (WPD) was arrested early Saturday morning.

On Saturday, WPD was made aware of the arrest of an off-duty officer by the Newton Police Department. Officer Louis Hebert was arrested and booked into the Harvey County Jail on charges of DUI and possession of a firearm while intoxicated.

Officer Hebert has been with the department for two years and was assigned to the Field Services division. Since his arrest, he has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of a criminal and internal investigation.

The Newton Police Department is investigating the case.