Cedric Benson Arrested Again
By Prescott Carlson in News on Jun 7, 2008 5:11PM
It's been just over a month since Bears running back Cedric Benson was arrested for boating while intoxicated, and now Benson's in trouble with Austin, Texas law enforcement once again -- he was arrested last night and charged with drunk driving and was released from the Travis County jail this morning. Police pulled Benson over after he allegedly ran a red light, and based on the results of a field sobriety test cops hauled him off to the hoosegow, where he supposedly declined to take a Breathalyzer and blood test.
Bears general manager Jerry Angelo had some ominous words that suggest Benson's position with the team is in serious jeopardy:
"There was alcohol involved, that's all we know... We are certainly going to take this seriously. Disappointment is too often-used word when talking about Cedric. The No. 1 lesson of every player is protect your job."
Booking photo/Austin Police Department