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UTEP QB Kai Locksley Arrested on DWI, Marijuana, Unlawful Weapons Charges

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistJune 8, 2019

KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 15: Quarterback Kai Locksley #1 of the UTEP Miners looks to pass during the game between the UTEP Miners and Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tennessee won the game 24-0. (Photo by Donald Page/Getty Images)
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UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was arrested on four separate charges by police in El Paso, Texas, Friday. 

Per El Paso County Jail records (h/t USA Today)Locksley was charged with driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana under two ounces, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon. 

As of Saturday afternoon, the University of Texas-El Paso has yet to issue a statement about Locksley's arrest. 

Per Andra Litton and Colin Deaver of KTSM.com, Locksley had his bond set at $2,900 and remained in custody on Saturday. 

Locksley is entering his senior season with the Miners after transferring to the school from Iowa Western Community College in January 2018. He threw for 937 yards with three touchdowns and nine interceptions in nine games last year. 

Prior to playing at Iowa Western Community College, Locksley spent one year redshirting at the University of Texas in 2015. He received his release to transfer in October 2016 after being unhappy with his playing time. 

 

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