A New Orleans Police Department recruit has been suspended after being arrested early Wednesday on charges including DWI.

Gerald Elwood III was pulled over before 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of Interstate 10 and Louisa Street. According to the NOPD, officers had been working a traffic crash when they spotted Elwood trying to drive around a blocked-off area.

Elwood took a field sobriety test that turned up positive for alcohol, police said.