Mountie charged with drunk driving

A member of the CFSEU has been charged with impaired driving for an off-duty accident earlier this year in Surrey.

A Mountie has been charged for impaired driving regarding this Jan. 15 accident in Surrey.

A Mountie has been charged for impaired driving regarding this Jan. 15 accident in Surrey.

Const. Tina Roxanne Kerton, who crashed her car on Highway 1 near 160 Street earlier this year, has been charged with two counts, including driving while impaired and speeding.

Kerton, a seven-year RCMP officer, crashed her car on Jan. 15, 2012. She was off-duty at the time.

Kerton, who was posted with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, appeared in Surrey Provincial Court on April 16 where the charges were sworn.

She has been placed on administrative duties pending the outcome of the charges. An RCMP code of conduct investigation has also been initiated.

She is due back in Surrey Provincial Court on April 30.