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Browns OL Alvin Bailey arrested on OVI charge

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  • By Quang Lam NFL.com
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Browns offensive lineman Alvin Bailey was arrested during a traffic stop outside Cleveland early Monday morning.

According to the arrest report obtained by NFL.com from the North Royalton (Ohio) Police Department, Bailey failed a field sobriety test and was cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, speeding, operating an unsafe vehicle and two misdemeanor drug offenses.

Bailey told the officers that he had consumed a few beers at a local restaurant and several whiskey drinks on the plane ride home after the Browns' loss to the Dolphins in Miami, per the official police report. He provided a breath sample and registered a blood alcohol level of .147, per the report.

The fourth-year player out of Arkansas has started one game this season for the 0-3 Browns after spending three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks.

In a statement released Monday, Executive VP of Football Operations Sashi Brown said: "We are aware of the incident and have spoken to Alvin to express our displeasure and extreme disappointment. This is a matter that must be taken very seriously and we will comment further at the appropriate time."

Bailey has a court date scheduled for Thursday.

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