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Razorback fullback Stumon faces DWI charge

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say Arkansas fullback Van Stumon has been charged with drunken driving and other offenses after an early morning traffic stop in Fayetteville.

The 22-year-old Stumon was arrested Saturday, booked into the Washington County Jail and released later in the morning on $1,200 bond.

A police report said Stumon was pulled over about 2:20 a.m. after officers saw him make an improper turn, drive over a curb into a parking lot and park his car erratically. According to the report, Stumon failed a field sobriety test and registered 0.10 percent on a blood-alcohol test.

He was charged with DWI, careless driving, making an improper U-turn and making an improper lane change. He is scheduled to appear July 16 in Fayetteville District Court.

Zack Higbee, a spokesman for the Arkansas athletics program, said coach Bobby Petrino is handling the matter.

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Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, http://www.arkansasonline.com