Rodney King, who these days resides in that garden spot known as Rialto, was popped on suspicion of driving under the influence Tuesday afternoon.
Moreno Valley police officers pulled the civil rights martyr over about 2:45 p.m. near Frederick Street and Brabham Drive.
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According to cops, the stop was prompted by multiple vehicle code violations (and presumably involved no multiple nightstick lashes to the noggin).
King was arrested after a field sobriety test and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside.
Here's a blast from the fairly recent past:
- Rodney King Can Just Get Along With Juror He's Marrying After Newport Beach Hook-up