Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor arrested for DUI
Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter
Palm Beach, FL, United States (4E Sports) – Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor was arrested in Florida for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) after he hit a mobile home and sideswiped a police squad car in Palm Beach.
According to reports, the troubled Hall of Famer allegedly drove his Bentley into a mobile home and sideswiped a police squad car, damaging its side mirror.
The 57-year-old Taylor was taken to the Palm Beach County Jail. No injuries were reported.
In May 2010, he was arrested and accused of raping a teenage girl. It was later revealed the girl was a prostitute. Taylor pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct and patronizing a prostitute.
He also has been arrested twice for attempting to buy crack from undercover cops and was suspended during his career for using drugs.
Taylor played 13 seasons with the New York Giants, helping the team win Super Bowl titles in 1987 and 1991. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999.