Charles Barkley Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

2008-12-31 - Charles Barkley booking photoRetired NBA star Charles Barkley was arrested early Wednesday (December 31) in Scottsdale, Arizona, and charged with suspicion of driving under the influence.

According to the Associated Press, the 45-year-old NBA commentator ran a stop sign at around 1:30 a.m., prompting officers to pull Barkley over for the traffic violation.

Once he was stopped, the officer smelled alcohol, and conducted a field sobriety test, which Sir Charles reportedly failed. The retired b-ball player refused the breathalyzer, but was later given a blood test, said reports.

Barkley was taken to police headquarters, processed, cited, and later released. But, he had to leave in a cab because his car was impounded.

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