Alvin Bailey, offensive lineman for the Cleveland Browns, was under arrest Monday morning in Royalton during a traffic stop.
Court records show that he didn’t pass his sobriety test with a reading of 0.145%. He received a citation for an OVI, Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated. In Ohio, the limit of legal consumption is 0.08%. Bailey also received a ticket for driving an unsafe car and speeding.
He is also looking at three misdemeanor charges of drug abuse, possession of paraphernalia, and failure to obey officers.
Police saw Bailey driving at high speeds on W 130th Street northbound. He went off of West 130th turning into the Paw Paw Picnic Area. They saw Bailey exit the vehicle, he didn’t listen to the officers instructions to go back inside, and instead, Bailey was crouching down below his tailgate. Then Bailey stood up, appearing surprised to see the officer there.
At 12:57 am the arrest occurred. Bailey said he had a few drinks on the team’s plane. At 8:45 pm, the plane landed. Drinking on the plane violate’s league and team rules. He would also face team discipline if this is true.
What’s Next For Bailey?
Bailey will face punishment by the NFL’s conduct policy now that the league is aware of the incident
The Cleveland Browns put out a statement regarding arrest. In the statement, they say they are aware of the incident and have talked to Alvin on how they are disappointed in his behavior. They add that they are taking the case very seriously and will share more information when the time is right.
While paying against the Dolphins Sunday, Bailey began as right guard taking John Greco’s place, who went to took over for Cameron Erving playing center due to an injury.
Thursday at 9:00 am, Bailey will appear at North Royalton’s Mayor’s Court.