Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan arrested for D.W.I.

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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan was arrested early Saturday morning for driving while intoxicated (Credit: AP Photo)

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan was arrested early Saturday morning for driving while intoxicated (Credit: AP Photo)

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan was arrested and booked for a D.W.I and driving without a license, early Saturday morning. A Louisiana State Trooper noticed Morgan was sleeping in his car and upon waking him up determined he was intoxicated. Morgan than failed a field sobriety test and was booked for driving while intoxicated.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune details the arrest of Morgan.

“A trooper happened upon Morgan sometime around midnight Saturday, asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle on the Earhart Expressway near Causeway Boulevard in Jefferson, the arrest report said. The trooper woke Morgan and had him step out of the vehicle.

But the trooper noticed Morgan seemed intoxicated, according to the report. He was swaying on his feet, smelled of alcohol and had unsteady balance and bloodshot eyes, the report said.”

Morgan’s blood was later tested and had a blood alcohol content level of 0.218 percent, well over the legal limit of .08 percent.

Morgan signed with the New Orleans Saints in 2011 as an undrafted free agent.

The New Orleans Saints and Morgan refused to comment about the arrest.

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