Western Kentucky Quarterback Arrested on DUI Charge

According to police reports, Western Kentucky quarterback Steven Duncan, 19, was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol

Duncan was booked into the Warren County Regional Jail at 2:43 a.m. on Sunday and released at 12:30 p.m. He was also charged with failure to produce an insurance card and failure to illuminate headlamps.

“We are aware of the situation and currently gathering more information,” team spokesman Kyle Neaves said in a statement. “We take this matter very seriously as a football program.” (www.bgdailynews.com)

According to police reports, Duncan was stopped at 2:09 a.m. on Sunday by a WKU Police Department officer on College Heights Boulevard. An officer detected Duncan driving a 2004 Jeep Liberty with no headlights on.

Duncan had a strong smell of beverage the report said. An eye test showed signs of intoxication. He denied to perform balance tests and was arrested at 2:17 a.m.

Duncan also refused a breath test and could not produce a valid insurance card.

Duncan is a 6-foot-4, 225-pound redshirt sophomore for the Hilltoppers. The Charleston, S.C., native competed this spring for the starting quarterback job with teammates Drew Eckels and Davis Shanley.

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