Pitt offensive lineman arrested on numerous charges, including DUI

Pitt offensive lineman Alex Bookser was arrested over the weekend on a variety of charges related to a reported police chase and crash. 

Bookser was taken into custody and faces charges of driving under the influence, careless driving, reckless driving, failure to drive at a safe speed, accidents involving damage to unattended vehicles and operation of a vehicle without an official certificate. WPXI reports that the lineman "was pulled out of his car at gunpoint by police." 

Below is a video of the alleged incident as obtained by WPXI. 

"We are extremely disappointed in the circumstances Alex put himself in, and others, because of his poor decision making," Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi said in a statement, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "He has expressed to me his extreme regret and disappointment in himself. Alex understands the importance of accountability when a mistake of this gravity is made. We are committed, as is Alex, to ensuring his actions and judgment will be better moving forward."

Bookser started all 13 games at right guard for the Panthers in 2016. 

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