Former UO basketball player facing DUII charges

Tyler Dorsey was pulled over in Eugene on Saturday.

Posted: May 29, 2018 7:26 PM
Updated: May 29, 2018 11:54 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Former University of Oregon basketball player Tyler Dorsey is facing DUII charges after police pulled him over in Eugene this weekend.

Police said an officer spotted a Land Rover driving east on Broadway early Saturday morning driving with no headlights or taillights.

The officer suspected Dorsey was impaired and said there was an open container of alcohol on the passenger floorboard.

He was arrested on charges of DUII, driving without lights and open container.

Dorsey played basketball for two years with the Ducks. He now plays for the Atlanta Hawks.

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