Dennis Rodman Arrested For Driving Under The Influence

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Former NBA all-star Dennis Rodman was arrested Saturday night in southern California for allegedly driving under the influence, according to Page Six.

The 56-year-old basketball player was pulled over by authorities around 11 p.m. driving on West Coast highway in Newport Beach for an unspecified vehicle code violation, city police Lt. Rachel Johnson confirmed. (RELATED: Dennis Rodman’s Awesome Christmas Sweater Involves Trump And Kim Jong Un)

(Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Getty Images)

Authorities said Rodman failed a field sobriety test and agreed to a breathalyzer exam which he allegedly blew a blood-alcohol level greater than the legal limit of .08. He was then taken into custody and booked into the city jail where he spent the night behind bars and for an alleged DUI.

The NBA player was released early Sunday morning without bail.

The veteran forward spent 14 years playing for a handful of professional basketball teams including the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks. He won championships with both Detroit and Chicago.

Rodman was entered into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011.

The NBA “bad boy” is also known for becoming friends with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.