Hines Ward DUI Arrest A Misdemeanor, According To DeKalb County

Here's something a little more trustworthy than TMZ: according to the DeKalb County Jail's website, Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor DUI, which certainly makes sense considering his lack of a history with this kind of charge, though that also likely means he didn't have any passengers with him.

He was booked into jail just before 4 am ET before paying that $1,000 bond, first reported by TMZ.

Ward's only previous run-in with the law that I'm aware of was when he was handcuffed by police during a hunt for a stolen car. The former Georgia Bulldogs player had been riding with a female who'd reported her car stolen but forgotten to call off the dogs. Oh, hilarious! By all accounts he was courteous and professional during that encounter.

For more Georgia sports, visit Dawg Sports. For more Steelers, head to Behind Visual ViewThe Steel Curtain.

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