ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Public Safety says a 36-year-old Alaska state trooper has been arrested in Soldotna for investigation of drunken driving and weapons misconduct.
Soldotna police say a local officer arrested Derek T. Loop on Sunday. Police declined to discuss details of the arrest.
Public Safety spokesperson Megan Peters confirmed that Loop is a state trooper.
KTUU reports that according to a newsletter on the troopers' Web site, Loop has served as a trooper for nearly seven years.