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University of Miami walk-on QB Tucker Beirne arrested, charged with DUI and cocaine possession

Posted at 8:31 AM, Sep 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-04 08:36:30-04

University of Miami walk-on quarterback Tucker Beirne was arrested on DUI and cocaine possession charges early Saturday morning in Tavernier.

According to Monroe County Sheriff officials, 19-year-old Beirne was arrested during a traffic stop on US-1 mile marker 93 in Tavernier. He has been charged with one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and one felony count of cocaine possession.

Beirne started all four-years in high school, including his last three seasons at Christopher Columbus High School in Miami.

Bierne was not expected to play in the Hurricanes' season opener against Florida A&M at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens Saturday.

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Story courtesy of our news partners at NBCMiami.com.

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