Robert Lewis, Boise State football player, arrested on DUI charge

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BOISE β€” Boise State defensive back Robert Lewis was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence.

According to arrest records on the Ada County Sheriff’s website, Lewis was arrested by Boise Police and booked into the Ada County Jail at 3:25 a.m.

Lewis, 22, is a backup cornerback that saw action in 10 games and had two tackles last season as a redshirt sophomore. Boise State released a short statement Friday morning that said, “Boise State is aware of the situation and will handle according to department policy.”

An incident report from Boise Police said officers stopped Lewis after he ran a red light at the intersection of Capital and Bannock at 2:10 a.m. Friday morning. It was at that point they ‘observed an odor of alcohol and other signs of possible impairment.’

According to the report, a breath alcohol test resulted in a .104/.100. The legal limit in Idaho is .08, so Lewis was taken to the Ada County Jail and booked for driving under the influence, a misdemeanor charge.

Boise State is in the middle of spring practices and had practice Friday evening. Lewis, a Los Angeles native, was seen watching practice from outside the fence.

Coach Bryan Harsin is scheduled to meet with the media Saturday evening for a previously scheduled session following a closed scrimmage.

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