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Rey Maualuga charged with drunk driving

January 29, 2010 |  7:58 am

Rey Former USC linebacker Rey Maualuga, coming off his rookie season with the Cincinnati Bengals, has been arrested on drunk driving charges in northern Kentucky.

Maualuga was arrested at 3:11 a.m. EST today and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence and with careless driving, according to Kenton County Jail records.

According to the Associated Press, Maualuga, 23, was being held without bond and no attorney was listed for him.

A second-round pick last April, Maualuga started the first 15 games for the Bengals before suffering a broken ankle that ended his season.

-- Sam Farmer

Photo: Rey Maualuga. Credit: Tony Tribble / Associated Press