- Associated Press - Monday, June 13, 2016

BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The Boone County Sheriff’s Department says Kentucky senior forward Derek Willis was found lying in the street and stated that he had “a lot” to drink when he was arrested for public intoxication.

The arrest citation obtained Monday by The Associated Press says that a deputy observed Willis lying outside the open driver’s side door of a car and had to awaken him Saturday morning in Union, Kentucky. The citation adds that the deputy noticed a “strong odor” of alcohol coming from Willis and the car and said he had extremely slurred speech.

Willis was arrested for a first and second offense and later released after paying a $50 bond. A Kentucky athletics spokeswoman said the school is aware of the situation and gathering information and won’t comment.


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