Ex-NFL Star Lawrence Taylor Arrested for Suspected DUI - NBC Bay Area

Ex-NFL Star Lawrence Taylor Arrested for Suspected DUI

The two-time Super Bowl champion played with the Giants from 1981 to 1993

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    Ex-NFL Star Lawrence Taylor Arrested for Suspected DUI
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    File image of former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor in Oct. 23, 2012.

    The Florida Highway Patrol says ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor has been arrested in Palm Beach County on a DUI charge, according to NBC affiliate WPTV.

    The retired New York Giants linebacker was driving in Palm Beach Gardens, about an hour from Miami, at 5:20 p.m. when he switched lanes and his Bentley hit a motor home and sideswiped a patrol vehicle, WPTV reported.

    Taylor, 57, was taken to Palm Beach County Jail, WPTV reported.

    Photo credit: Palm Beach Department of Corrections

    No injuries were reported.

    Taylor played 13 seasons with the New York Giants, helping the team win Super Bowl titles in 1987 and 1991. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

    In 2011, Taylor pleaded guilty in New York to sexual misconduct and patronizing a prostitute, misdemeanor charges. He was sentenced to six years of probation.

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