Alabama running back Kenyan Drake arrested

Photo Courtesy: CBS Sports

Photo Courtesy: CBS Sports

(CBS SPORTS) – Alabama junior running back Kenyan Drake was reportedly arrested early Saturday morning in Tuscaloosa and charged with obstructing governmental operations.

CBS Sports reports Tuscaloosa Police spokesperson Sgt. Brent Blankley said that Drake ducked under the tape at a secured crime scene in downtown Tuscaloosa and attempted to reach his car, which was inside the secured area — despite police orders to the contrary.

Photo Courtesy: Tuscaloosa News

Photo Courtesy: Tuscaloosa News

He was told not to cross the line and his vehicle would be released when the investigation was completed. Drake insisted on retrieving his vehicle and was taken into custody after going underneath the roped off area.

He’s charged with misdemeanor obstructing government operations and is being held on a $1,000 bond.

Alabama has not yet commented on the arrest.

4 comments

  • nuclear mike

    HAVE TO WONDER WHY HE NEEDED TO “EXTRACT” HIS VEHICLE AND WHAT WAS IN THE CAR …WHY DID HE NOT OBEY THE ORDER TO STAY OUT OF THE CRIME SCENE???

    • Michael

      Doesn’t say his car was the subject of the investigation at the crime scene. Likely his car had nothing to do with the scene at all and just happened to be there but he tried to jump in and leave.

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