MPD officer relieved of duty after DUI arrest

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis Police Department officer has been relieved of duty after being arrested for DUI.

Memphis Police say Cedric Hawkins  was arrested at a traffic stop at I-40 near Sycamore View just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

A trooper with the Tennessee Highway Patrol had been conducting stops and pulled Hawkins over.

Hawkins  was not on duty at the time of his arrest.