Former NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards arrested on DUI charges

Tuesday May 12th, 2015

Former NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards was arrested in Scottsdale, Ariz., early on the morning of May 4 on DUI charges, local authorities confirmed Tuesday to 

Edwards was arrested at 3:10 a.m. local time and charged with four separate DUI statutes in Arizona, authorities said. His blood alcohol test results have not been processed yet. Edwards was "cordial and cooperative," authorities said. 

Edwards' Instagram account indicated he was in Arizona to cover a track meet for the Pac-12 network, The Detroit Free Press reported

It is unlawful for a person to operate a vehicle in Arizona with a blood alcohol content level of .08 or more.

Edwards most recently played for the New York Jets and the Seattle Seahawks during the 2012 NFL season, catching a combined 18 receptions for 199 yards and one touchdown between the two teams. 

Edwards was a collegiate standout at the University of Michigan, amassing 3,541 receiving yards and 39 touchdowns over four seasons with the program. He was drafted third overall in the 2005 NFL draft by the Cleveland Browns

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