ASHEBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A police officer has resigned after being charged with a DWI.

M’Leigha Tashona Brown, 25, was stopped around 2 a.m. on May 27 for suspicion of DWI while driving on US 64, east of the Asheboro city limits, near Presnell Street.

Brown was arrested and charged by the NC State Highway Patrol with driving while impaired and failure to maintain lane control. A breath test was done at Randolph County Jail. Brown registered a .17 BAC.

Brown resigned from the Asheboro Police Department that same day. She had worked there from November of 2019 until her resignation on May 27.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating.