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05/31/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Joey Porter Will Not Be Charged After Saturday Arrest

Joey Porter will not face charges stemming from his arrest last Saturday, according to KERO Bakersfield. The NFL All-Decade linebacker was accused of drunk driving and assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest near a Bakersfield, Calif. Taco Bell.

A supervising district attorney explained, "Based upon the information that was provided to us by the CHP, we did not believe that there would be a reasonable likelihood that a jury would find Mr. Porter guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of the allegations."

It was reported yesterday that the arresting officer was under investigation for possible brutality offenses after Porter said he was manhandled by the police. A lawyer for the linebacker, who recently signed with the Arizona Cardinals, revealed that the officer was arrested last October for drunk driving.