Traverse City Police Officer Under Investigation After Flying Confederate Flag at Anti-Trump Rally

A Traverse City Police Officer is under investigation after  flying a Confederate flag at an anti-Trump rally Friday night in Traverse City. 

The Traverse City Police Chief identified the officer at Mike Peters. 

He was off duty at the time, but police say witnesses told them Peters drove up to the rally with the Confederate flag on his truck. 

Witnesses also told police Peters consumed alcohol there. 

We do know the Police Department is conducting an internal investigation. 

They are expected to release more information Monday morning. 

Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader as we work to gather more details about this incident.