Nick Fairley, the Detroit Lion defensive tackle who so far has been more noteworthy for the things he has done off the field instead of on, had his second arrest of the off-season this Memorial Day Weekend, this time for DUI. He was previously arrested in April for possession of marijuana.
According to the local Fox affiliate:
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Nick Fairley, a local football star and NFL player, was arrested early Sunday morning for driving under the influence and attempting to elude police.
Alabama State Troopers say Fairley was arrested shortly after 1:00 a.m. Sunday on I-10 near the intersection of Highway 90 in Tillman’s Corner.
According to troopers Fairley initially refused to stop for the emergency lights and sirens. When he finally pulled over, troopers said Fairley seemed impaired. The Detroit Lions defensive tackle is facing several charges including DUI, attempting to elude police, and reckless driving.
It’s his second arrest in less than two months…
Fairley was also arrested on April 3 near the same subdivision. Investigations said they found marijuana in the vehicle’s ash tray…
Fairley is free on is free on a 17-hundred dollar bond.
He was charged with DUI and attempting to elude police, but troopers also said Fairley was ticketed for reckless driving, no proof of insurance and having an open container.