Sgt. Timothy Kelly arrested by Lowell police last week
A Tewksbury police sergeant was put on leave after being arrested on drunken driving charges last week in Lowell.
Sgt. Timothy Kelly, 48, was charged by Lowell police with operating under the influence of alcohol, the Lowell Sun reported.
Police Chief Tim Sheehan told the paper Kelly was put on leave last Friday and an investigation is underway.
Kelly has been with the department since 1995, is a member of the motorcycle unit and has worked as the town’s K9 officer, according to the department’s website.
Kelly was scheduled to be in court Friday.