NEW YORK - (AP) - New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards has been arrested in Manhattan on a charge of driving whileintoxicated.
A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press thatEdwards was pulled over on the west side of Manhattan around 5:15a.m. because his vehicle had excessive tinting on its windows. Theofficial says police noticed a strong smell of alcohol and arrestedEdwards. The official was not authorized to speak about the caseand spoke on condition of anonymity.
In January, Edwards was put on probation after pleading nocontest to misdemeanor aggravated disorderly conduct in Cleveland.In January, Edwards was placed on probation after pleading nocontest to misdemeanor aggravated disorderly conduct in Cleveland.He was accused of punching a man outside a nightclub.
Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum said in a statement thatthe Jets are disappointed and "will impose the appropriatedisciplinary measures." He says Edwards showed poor judgment.