New information confirms that Wayne Rooney was arrested in December for public drunkenness at the Washington Dulles airport, near the US capital, according to several US and British media outlets, including The Guardian and Sky Sports.
Rooney, who has been playing for the US football team DC United since last year, was transferred to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on December 16 under public drunkenness as a result of police arrest. of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, said the local sheriff’s office.Publicity
The 33-year-old footballer was arrested at the international arrivals gate in Dulles after he set off the door alarm, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said in a statement.
He was fined $ 25, and paid $ 91 in court documents. Rooney was released later that day, as a guarantee of personal commitment, said Kraig Troxell, spokesman for the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.
He has been charged with a “Class 4” offense, which carries a maximum fine of $ 250.
Rooney was banned from driving for two years in September 2017 after an alcotest three times the legal limit in Cheshire.