WVU Hall of Famer Arrested Friday on DUI Charge in Morgantown
A WVU Football all-time great was arrested early Friday morning in Morgantown.
Former Mountaineer All-American and NFL player Aaron Beasley was charged with his second offense of DUI, driving on a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance, lane violation and no certificate of insurance.
It was his second DUI offense, with the first one coming in Georgia during February 2005.
According to Morgantown Police, Beasley became combative toward an officer after being pulled over adjacent to an on-ramp to Interstate-68 on Earl L. Core Road. Police decided to pursue Beasley when noticing his vehicle veer left of center around the 2:30 a.m. time frame. The arresting officer noted slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and determined a noticeable odor pertaining to alcohol coming from the drivers seat. There was also an open alcohol container placed inside the cup holder as well.
After refusing to take a breathalyzer at the scene of the incident, Beasley was ultimately arrested for DUI with bond set at $6,000.
Beasley played for the Mountaineers between 1992-1995. He earned All-American honors in 1995, resulting in being drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1996. Beasley suited up for a total of three NFL teams during his nine-year career, including the Jaguars, New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons.