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Jarran Kentrel Reed (Source: Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office web site) Jarran Kentrel Reed (Source: Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office web site)
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

Alabama defensive tackle Jarran Reed was arrested by the Tuscaloosa Police Department Sunday morning on a DUI charge. 

The incident happened on the 2400 block of University Blvd in downtown Tuscaloosa. 

A Tuscaloosa Police Department spokesperson says an officer observed a 2011 white Dodge Charger, driven by 21 year-old Jarran Kentrel Reed, backing out of a parking space at the same time as another. 

The two cars collided but the the white Dodge Charger continued to the parking lot exit until an officer told the driver to stop the car.

Sgt. Brent Blankley with TPD says the officer made contact with the driver and immediately smelled an odor of alcohol coming from inside. 

Following a field sobriety test, Mr. Reed was taken into custody under suspicion of driving under the influence.

He was transported to the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $1,000 bond according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department.

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