Chicago Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez arrested for DUI

This is a 2012 photo of Evan Rodriguez of the Chicago Bears NFL football team. This image reflects the Chicago Bears active roster as of Saturday, June 16, 2012 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

May 31, 2013 1:35:59 PM PDT
Chicago Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez was arrested early this morning for driving under the influence, according to Illinois State Police.

Officials say Rodriguez was stopped on the Kennedy expressway around 3:30 a.m. Friday morning. He was charged with DUI, speeding and improper lane usage.

Rodriguez posted bond and was released.

On Friday afternoon, the Chicago Bears issued the following statement: "We are aware of the reports regarding Evan Rodriguez. We are currently gathering information to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the situation."

On March 20 in Miami Beach, Fla., Rodriguez was arrested and charged with resisting an officer without violence and disorderly intoxication stemming from a car accident in which he was a passenger, but charges were later dropped.

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