Former Razorback Arrested for DWI

Published 08/18 2014 09:13AM

Updated 08/18 2014 09:33AM

Weston Dacus , 28, facing DWI and speeding charges.
Weston Dacus , 28, facing DWI and speeding charges.
FAYETTEVILE, AR -- Former Razorback Weston Dacus , 28, was arrested early Saturday morning, and is now facing charges for DWI and speeding. According to the Fayetteville Police Department, Dacus was pulled over at the intersection of College and Township, for going 58 mph in a 40 mph zone. During the traffic stop, an officer reports alcohol could be smelled coming from the car. Police also report that Dacus' eyes were bloodshot and watery. The arresting officer says Dacus admitted to having "a few" drinks earlier in the evening, and said he was coming from Dickson Street , heading to his Springdale home. After failing a field sobriety test, Dacus was arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail. The police report shows Dacus blew a .18 on the Breath Alcohol Content (BAC) test.

Dacus is currently out on bond, and is set to appear in court on September 8 at 9:00 a.m.

Dacus played 47 games with the Razorbacks as linebacker, from 2004 to 2007. In 2008, Dacus was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs for one season.

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