Former Razorback Football Player Booked On DWI Arrest

Robert Dacus

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – A former Razorback linebacker was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on Sunday (Aug. 17) at 2:54 a.m., according to a preliminary report.

Robert W. Dacus, 28, of Springdale was stoppedĀ on North College Avenue in a black Cadillac Escalade after driving northbound while speeding, the report states.

The police officer who performed the arrest used radar to confirm that Dacus was driving 58 mph in a 45 mph zone. When pulled over, Dacus said he was going back home to Springdale from Dickson Street and admitted to having “a few,” according to the report.

Dacus performed the standard field sobriety test “in a manner consistent with an intoxicated person,” the report states.

The officer noted in the report that Dacus’ eyes were bloodshot and watery, according to the report.

At the jail, he was given a breath test, and he registered a 0.18 breath alcohol content, the report states.

Dacus was then booked into the Washington County Detention Center. He faces charges of driving while intoxicated and speeding, according to the report.

He was released from the jail at 9:57 a.m. on the same day he was arrested, and his court date is scheduled for Sept. 8, according to the jail’s intake report.

Dacus played for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008, according to CBS Sports.


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