* BARKLEY ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED DUI
Basketball icon-turned-political hopeful CHARLES BARKLEY has been arrested on
suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI).
The former athlete, who announced in August (08) his plans to run for Alabama
state governor, was held by the Gilbert Police Department at a DUI checkpoint
in Arizona on Wednesday (31Dec08).
Barkley, 45, had his blood tested on the scene by a mobile DUI task force. He
was released shortly afterwards and took a taxi home, according to a report on
Stand Up 2 Cancer held at the Kodak Theater
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