Earlier this week, former NFL star Marshawn Lynch was arrested and booked into Las Vegas City Jail for driving under the influence. This Thursday afternoon, bodycam footage of his arrest has been released.
In the video, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers are heard asking Lynch, 36, to get out of his vehicle.
“Right now, if you don’t get out of the vehicle, you’re going to be charged with obstructing an investigation,” an officer says. “That is a criminal offense and you will go to jail.”
Lynch refuses to comply, forcing police to physically remove him from the car and place him under arrest. The arrest took place at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning in Las Vegas. You can find bodycam footage of the incident here.
Per the New York Post, "Lynch is facing charges of DUI, failure or refusal to surrender proof of insurance, driving an unregistered vehicle and failure to drive in a travel lane. His court date is Dec. 7. He was also arrested in 2012 for DUI in California and pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless driving in 2014 before settling the case."
Just last week, the Seahawks announced that they've created a special advisory role for Lynch. It's unclear if his arrest impacts that role.
Lynch's court date is Dec. 7. He's facing charges of driving under the influence, refusal to surrender proof of insurance, driving an unregistered vehicle and failure to drive in a travel lane.