Chanta Herder, a veteran Philadelphia police sergeant, was arrested early Monday and charged with driving under the influence.
Herder, 42, struck a vehicle while she was off duty on Verree Road near Borbeck Avenue shortly after 2 a.m., police said Tuesday. She was taken to the Police Detention Unit and given a breathalyzer test, which allegedly showed that her blood alcohol level was over the legal limit, police said.
Herder, a 14-year veteran, works in West Philly's 19th District. Police said she's been put on desk duty, pending the outcome of an investigation.