Rooney Arrested Over Intoxication Charge At US Airport

Wayne Rooney was arrested in December at the Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C. for public intoxication and swearing Last month, according to local police.

The 33 year old was booked into the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on Dec. 16, on a charge of public intoxication stemming from an arrest by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, the local sheriff’s office said.

Rooney was released later the same day without bail. A hearing was due to take place on January 24, but this has been waived after he paid a $25 fine with another $91 in costs earlier this month..

The new MLS season is due to start in early March, with DC United’s opening game of the campaign coming against 2018 champions Atlanta United.

Rooney, in September 2017, admitted drink-driving on a night out when he was caught driving a woman’s Volkswagen Beetle when nearly three times the legal limit.

He was banned from driving for two years and ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community.