Marshawn Lynch, a former standout running back for the National Football League, was detained in Las Vegas on Tuesday… on suspicion of DUI.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 36-year-old Lynch was stopped around 7:25 a.m. on Tuesday near the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and West Utah Avenue, not far from the Las Vegas Strip.
TMZ Sports has learned from reliable sources that just before the traffic stop, the suspect was slamming into the roadside curbs.
After speaking with Lynch, cops suspect he was driving under the influence … and was brought to jail.
We don’t know if Lynch took a breathalyzer, but we do know that he had blood extracted.
Marshawn played for 12 seasons in the league. winning Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seahawks in Feb. 2014.
Lynch, a former member of the Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks, and Oakland Raiders, is a 5-time Pro Bowl selection and the NFL’s all-time leader in rushing touchdowns with two separate teams.
In the regular season, he amassed 10,413 running yards, 85 rushing TDs, 2,214 receiving yards and 9 receiving TDs.
Lynch also owns the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League and the Fan Controlled Football League’s Beasts.
It’s not the first time Lynch has been arrested for DUI — in 2012, he was busted when officers found his blood alcohol concentration was above the .08 limit while driving in Oakland. Stay tuned with TheActiveNews for the more latest news.