Redskins Safety Brandon Meriweather Arrested On DWI Charge In Arlington, Va.

5:08 PM, Apr 26, 2012   |    comments
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ARLINGTON (WUSA) -- Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was arrested on a DWI charge by Arlington County police early Thursday morning.

The Redskins safety was traveling westbound I-66 in the area of N. Ohio Street at around 3:00 a.m., police said.

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Police officers smell alcohol on his breath, then they made him perform a field sobriety test. Meriweather failed the test, police said.

Meriweather refused a breathalyzer test, then was taken into custody, according to police. 

In March, Meriweather signed a $6 million, 2-year contract with the Redskins. 

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