De La Hoya Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Former boxing champion and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Wednesday, according to a report from ESPN’s Dan Rafael.

The arrest report, obtained by ESPN, said De La Hoya was arrested at 1:57 a.m.:

"A Land Rover was seen speeding on Del Mar Blvd. west of Arroyo Blvd. with mechanical violations," the CHP said in its incident report, a copy of which was obtained by ESPN. "The vehicle was subsequently pulled over and the driver was advised of the reason for the stop. While speaking with the driver of the vehicle, the investigating officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from inside the vehicle. The driver was asked to exit the vehicle.

"While the investigating officer talked with the driver outside of the vehicle, he continued to detect an odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the driver’s breath and person. The driver was shown and demonstrated a series of field sobriety tests. The driver agreed to the tests and failed to perform them as shown and demonstrated. The driver was arrested."

De La Hoya was cited and released following the morning arrest.

You can read the full report from ESPN here.

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