Report: Eric Wright arrested on misdemeanor charge on July 12


Cornerback Eric Wright, whom the Buccaneers traded to San Francisco on Friday, was arrested July 12 on a misdemeanor charge in Los Angeles, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reported.

According to the Times, Wright was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence.

A search of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department booking search webpage shows that an Eric Andrew Wright with a July 24, 1985 birthdate was charged with a misdemeanor on July 12. The specific misdemeanor is not cited, however.

Wright, 27, is entering his seventh NFL season. He made 10 starts for the Buccaneers in 2012.  A DUI charge made him against him last year was eventually dropped.