Marreese Speights Arrested for DUI

by August 06, 2014

Golden State Warriors big man Marreese Speights was busted for driving under the influence early Tuesday morning after celebrating his 27th birthday in Tampa. Per the Bay Area News Group:

Speights was arrested at 3:31 a.m. ET and later submitted to two tests showing breath alcohol content levels of .103 and .106 percent, according to the incident log. Floridaโ€™s unlawful breath alcohol level is .08 or above.


Speights became involved in a traffic stop due to a failure to yield right of way while pulling out of a driveway in a black 2012 Bentley, according to the incident log. An officer detected indicators of impairment, and after Speights agreed to roadside field sobriety exercises, the player was arrested and transported to a breath testing facility.


The 6-foot-10 Speights, who according to the incident report was cooperative, was booked and later released from Hillsborough County Orient Road Jail on $500 bond, according to Tampa police. […] โ€œWe are aware of Marreese Speightsโ€™ arrest this morning on DUI charges in Florida and are in the process of obtaining additional information,โ€ a statement issued by the Warriors read, citing an ongoing legal matter in declining further comment.