Lightning winger Ryan Malone arrested for DUI and Cocaine possesion
Tampa Bay's left winger Ryan Malone was arrested on Saturday morning under the suspicion of cocaine possession and driving under the influence in Tampa.
According to his booking information, Malone's BAC was .112 and .116, which is well over Florida's .08 legal limit. He was booked at 5:40 this morning, an is being held on a $2,500 bond, and is still in custody at Hillsborough County Jail, as of 8:19 this morning.
According to WFLA-TV, a local police officer saw Malone hit a curb while driving and pulled him over, to discover cocaine in his pants pocket. Lightning GM Steve Yzerman issued a statement regarding the situation:
"We are aware of the situation concerning Ryan Malone this morning," he said. "Ryan will not travel with the team to Washington [Saturday], but beyond that we cannot comment further at this time."