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Oscar De La Hoya Arrested for DUI

Oscar De La Hoya Arrested DUI
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Hall of Fame Boxer Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) has been arrested for DUI by the California Highway Patrol.

De La Hoya was arrested on Wednesday morning around 2 AM according to USA Today. He was pulled over for speeding in his Land Rover while driving on Del Mar Blvd. in the city of Pasadena.

The officer that pulled him over detected the smell of alcohol and proceeded to conduct several field sobriety tests on De La Hoya, he subsequently failed all of them. He was released to his manager from custody later in the day.

This is not the first time De La Hoya has dealt with substance abuse issues. He has checked into rehab on two occasions, once in 2011 and 2013.

No public comment has been made by De La Hoya or his camp regarding the arrest. There is an HBO Boxing event taking place this weekend that is promoted by De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, but as of now there is no word on if De La Hoya will be present at the event.

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