PEARLAND, Texas - A police officer was arrested Saturday morning and is accused of driving drunk in a patrol unit.

According to the Pearland Police Department, Officer Michael Gebert has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

The department said Gebert was in uniform and was driving a patrol vehicle when he was arrested around 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Pearland Police Department said they are conducting an internal affairs investigation.

Gebert has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. He is currently out on bond.

He has been with the department since 2001.