Deon Newsome was arrested for driving while intoxicated and public intoxication on Sunday morning, according to a report by the Roanoke Times. Newsome, a r-sophomore wide receiver, has been suspended from competition by Virginia Tech.
Newsome’s arrest took place at approximately 6:20am in the Walmart parking lot in Christiansburg on Sunday morning.
As a r-freshman last season, Newsome had 19 carries for 93 yards, as well as seven receptions for 19 yards. His playing time has dropped as a sophomore. Through seven games, he has played just seven snaps on offense and another 24 on special teams.
Newsome was also suspended from the Military Bowl for a violation of team rules.