Pistons' Caldwell-Pope cited for driving while intoxicated

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Posted: Apr 01, 2017 12:28 AM

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after police say he was spotted speeding in suburban Detroit.

Auburn Hills police say an officer spotted a vehicle traveling 45 mph in a 25 mph zone about 2:50 a.m. Wednesday and stopped Caldwell-Pope.

He was arrested after a field sobriety test and taken to the police station, where a test showed a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent. Caldwell-Pope was cited for operating while intoxicated and released.

Caldwell-Pope, who scored 17 points Friday night in a Pistons loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, said after the game that his situation had "no effect on the team" and that he's "just trying to move forward from it."

Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy says Caldwell-Pope is a "high character" player, and that the team will "let things run its course."