Cre Moore, a sophomore Kansas State cornerback, was arrested early Sunday morning by Riley County police on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
The arrest occurred at 3:26 a.m. in the 1900 block of Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan.
Riley County police responded to a single-vehicle collision near Poyntz and Evergreen at approximately 2:55 a.m. Police found that a 2014 Ford F150 driven by Moore had left the road and collided with a light pole and a privately owned stone stairwell.
According to police, the truck sustained major damage to the front driver’s side as well as the front driver’s side wheel, which became detached as a result of the crash. Moore did not sustain any injuries.
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Moore was also found to be in possession of several pills, which were identified as depressants, police said. His bond was set at $3,500. He was taken to Riley County Jail but released as of Monday morning.
Moore is a backup cornerback for the Wildcats. He redshirted and then played in five games last season. He made one tackle against Oklahoma State on Saturday.
K-State coach Bill Snyder said he knows how he will handle the arrest, but declined to share that information publicly during the Big 12 coaches teleconference Monday.
Kellis Robinett: @KellisRobinett