WAYNE ROONEY was reportedly arrested in December. It is believed he was arrested for “public intoxication and swearing”. abc7 News - which is located in Virginia, United States - have reported the news while the footballer continues his three-year deal with DC United.
A spokesman for Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said: “He was booked into the Loudoun County Adult Detention Centre on December 16, 2018, on a charge of public intoxication stepping from an arrest by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police (MWAA).
Wayne Rooney's public intoxication arrest came when he was left "disorientated" by prescribed sleeping tablets he took on a flight while drinking, his spokesman said.
In a statement to the Press Association, the spokesman said: "Wayne Rooney was arrested and detained at Dulles airport following a long flight from Saudi Arabia after a one-day promotional business trip.
"During the flight Wayne took a prescribed amount of sleeping tablets mixed with some alcohol consumption and consequently was disorientated on arrival.
"He was approached by police who arrested him on a minor misdemeanour charge.
"He received a statutory automatic fine and was released shortly afterwards at the airport. The matter is now at an end.
"Wayne would like to put on record his appreciation for the manner he was treated by all involved.