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Redskins' Davis charged with DWI a day after suspension for NFL substance abuse violation

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This handout police mugshot provided by The Fairfax County, Va. Police Department shows Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis. Authorities in northern Virginia say Davis has been charged with driving while intoxicated a day after he was suspended for an NFL substance-abuse policy violation. Fairfax County Police say the 28-year-old Davis was stopped at Gallows Road and Leesburg Pike in Tysons Corner around 4 p.m. Thursday and arrested. (AP Photo/Fairfax County, Va. Police Department)The Associated Press

Authorities in northern Virginia say Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has been charged with driving while intoxicated a day after he was suspended for an NFL substance-abuse policy violation.

Fairfax County Police say 28-year-old Davis was stopped in Tysons Corner around 4 p.m. Thursday and arrested.

Police declined to discuss why Davis was stopped. A court date has not yet been set.

The NFL announced Wednesday that Davis was suspended indefinitely without pay. Davis, who will become a free agent next month, said in a statement Thursday that the suspension resulted from taking a supplement that contained a banned substance, not recreational drug use, which prompted his 2011 suspension.

Court records show more than two dozen traffic-related charges against Davis in recent years.