Rodney King Arrested For Suspicion DUI
Rodney King was caught slipping by police again, but luckily, he didn’t get his a** beat this time.
According to reports, King has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Southern California.
CBS News reports:
King, who has battled substance abuse issues for several years, was reportedly pulled over for a routine traffic stop just after 3:30 p.m., according to officials, reports CBS station KCBS.
He was booked into jail for investigation of DUI, and bail was set at $2,500.
King, 46, has struggled with sobriety publicly and appeared on “Dr. Drew’s Celebrity Rehab” in 2008 and “Sober House” in 2009.
According to TMZ, King has a prior DUI from 2003 when he reportedly sped through an intersection at more than 100 MPH before crashing into a power pole and house.
Rodney King is best known for being arrested and beaten by police in 1991.
The incident was caught on tape, and the Rodney King trial became a media circus and ultimately led to Los Angeles riots in 1992.
Ironically, Rodney King’s DUI arrest comes on the 20th year anniversary of the beating he took in 1991.
Scroll down for a good look at his mugshot.