Cuff 'Em: Mateen Cleaves Lands DUI Due To Emergency Involving His Son, Lawyer Claims

C’mon dog. Quit stealing the headlines from the Michigan State Spartans who are trying to get back to the Final Four.

Mateen Cleaves got drunk (allegedly) Saturday night and put his car in drive, according to the fuzz.

The Genesee County sheriff’s department says Cleaves was arrested Saturday in Mount Morris Township and jailed in nearby Flint, then released. Defense lawyer Frank Manley says Cleaves drove because of an emergency involving his son. He says Cleaves knows he’s a role model and hopes people reserve judgment until more facts come out.


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