Eagles RB Dion Lewis arrested after pulling fire alarm at hotel

Monday July 9th, 2012

Dion Lewis apparently wasn't aware his hotel card would open the locked glass doors. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles runningback Dion Lewis was arrested early Saturday morning after he banged on a locked glass door at a hotel and pulled the fire alarm.

According to Albany Times-Union, Lewis, along with his older brother, Lamar Lewis, were charged with falsely reporting a fire, a felony, and misdemeanor reckless endangerment.

Police say the two men were intoxicated at the time of the incident, which occurred around 4 a.m. when the sliding glass doors would not open.

Lewis was a resident of the hotel, which locks the doors after midnight but can be opened by residents with a hotel key. Lewis, 21, was released after being arraigned. He is expected to be the primary backup for LeSean McCoy after getting 23 rushing attempts for 102 yards and one touchdown last season.

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