VASSALBORO — The Maine Criminal Justice Academy board of trustees voted this morning to approve a consent agreement with a state police trooper who drove drunk on the Maine Turnpike in December.

Robin Parker pleaded guilty last month to driving under the influence of alcohol on Dec. 18 in Gray.

Parker was off-duty and driving his personal vehicle when he was pulled over in the northbound lanes after another motorist reported an erratic driver. He failed a field sobriety test and another test determined his blood alcohol content was .14 percent. The legal limit is .08.

The academy’s board issues and can revoke officers’ law-enforcement certification. The board approved a consent agreement with Parker that requires him to avoid any potentially disqualifying conduct for three years. It also requires him to see a counselor to the counselor’s satisfaction.

Parker is in the midst of a 60-day suspension from work. He will lose one-sixth of his annual base pay, which in 2011 was $66,000. He also must pay for his own insurance during that period, a cost of about $1,500.

He also was demoted two ranks, from sergeant to trooper. The court ordered him to pay a $500 fine and his license was suspended for 90 days.

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