A Las Vegas police report released Tuesday said the incident began about 6:30 a.m. on May 6 with Dwayne Morgan getting into a dispute with a taxi driver over cab fare and going off in a verbal tirade after getting kicked out.
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Police: UNLV Basketball Player Tried To Drive Patrol Car

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a now suspended UNLV basketball player was behaving erratically and had tried to get into a police car to drive it home before he was arrested.

A Las Vegas police report released Tuesday said the incident began about 6:30 a.m. on May 6 with Dwayne Morgan getting into a dispute with a taxi driver over cab fare and going off in a verbal tirade after getting kicked out.

Police said Morgan then walked over to a patrol vehicle “thinking he could use it to drive home.”

When thwarted by police, Morgan reportedly approached another person’s vehicle, prompting the arrest.

Morgan faces a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. He couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.

UNLV has suspended indefinitely the junior forward from all team activities.

 

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