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Former MLB Slugger Albert Belle Arrested on Indecent Exposure, DUI Charges at Spring Training

Retired outfielder taken in Sunday in Arizona with a blood-alcohol concentration of at least 0.08

Former Major League Baseball outfielder Albert Belle was arrested on driving under the influence and indecent exposure charges at a spring training game in Arizona Sunday.

He was taken in by Salt River police and booked at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office jail that same day, Sergeant Calbert Gillett told TheWrap Monday. Gillett said Belle was released from their facility later on Sunday.

The retired slugger was arrested on two counts of indecent exposure and two DUI charges (one for blowing a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher).

Fox 10 Phoenix’s Matt Rodewald tweeted Sunday that Belle — who once played for the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles — was picked up by police during a spring training game.

The details on where the arrest occurred are unclear, but the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies did have a showdown at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale Sunday.

Belle’s career was marked by both an impressive batting average and multiple suspensions for his behavior. He retired in 2000 due to degenerative hip osteoarthritis.