Crime & Justice

Ex NFL player Dillon pleads not guilty to DUI

Former NFL running back Corey Dillon has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor DUI charges stemming from his April arrest in Southern California.

Dillon entered his pleas Monday in Malibu Superior Court.

The former Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots running back was arrested early April 21 in Calabasas in northwestern Los Angeles County.

Sheriff's Lt. Rich Erickson says two deputies were driving north on Mulholland Drive when they saw a red Camaro with paper plates and two male occupants driving slowly behind them. The deputies pulled the car over and arrested Dillon on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

On May 1, Dillon was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence after an argument with his wife, but prosecutors declined to file charges in that case, citing insufficient evidence.

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