Berry faces DUI charge: In Harrisburg, Pa., police said Detroit Lions cornerback Aaron Berry faces DUI and other charges stemming from a weekend crash in his hometown.
Authorities said the 24-year-old, who played college ball at the University of Pittsburgh, was arrested around 4 a.m. Saturday after driving his vehicle into parked cars and attempting to flee. Police said he was arrested a short distance away. No one was hurt.
Police said he faces suspicion of DUI, failure to stop and render aid and other counts. They’re all misdemeanors.
The team said it’s disappointed in reports of Berry’s arrest, saying it’s “not the standard of behavior we expect.” Berry says in a statement that he offered a “sincere apology.”
Berry played in 11 games last season, starting three. He had 26 tackles.
Former Altanta running back Anderson charged with DUI: In Atlanta, police said former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson is facing a charge of driving under the influence after an officer pulled him over just northeast of Atlanta.
DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish says Anderson was taken into custody around 4:30 a.m. Sunday.
Authorities said Anderson was booked into the DeKalb County Jail and released later Sunday after posting bond.
The full police report on the circumstances of his arrest had not been completed and it wasn’t known whether Anderson has an attorney representing him in the case.
Anderson played eight seasons for the Falcons before leaving with a knee injury in 2001.