Pittsburgh Steeler's “Pub Crawl” Ends in Handcuffs: Report

A Pittsburgh Steelers player spent the weekend in the custody of the Oceanside Police Department, according to published reports.

Cornerback Antwon Blake was detained early Sunday morning, accused of public intoxication,TMZ reported Tuesday. 

Oceanside Police confirmed they had taken someone by that name into custody over the weekend but they could not confirm he was the NFL player.

TMZ reports that Blake was picked up while walking outside of bars in Oceanside, north of San Diego.

Oceanside Police said they arrested an Antwon Blake for being drunk in public and was allegedly walking around the downtown area of Oceanside “being aggressive.”

The police report filed Sunday morning did not give more details according to a spokesperson. Blake was booked into the Vista jail shortly after the incident.

“We are aware of the report and are still gathering information,” a Steelers spokesman told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “We will have no further comment at this time.”

NBCSports reports that Blake was given a one-year tender as a restricted free agent by the Steelers, who he provided with 36 tackles during his second season with the team.

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