WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A North Carolina State Trooper based in New Hanover County is facing a DWI charge.
The Wilmington Police Department charged D.P. Tafoya with DWI over the weekend.
Chris Knox with the NC Highway Patrol says Tafoya is a 23 year veteran of the Highway Patrol.
Knox says Tafoya is on paid administrative leave.
No word yet on Tafoya’s blood alcohol content or what led to the stop.