The nightlife that is known around the world simply as “Southbeach” has claimed yet another sports star. This time around, the Miami beach front hot-spot has claimed Miami Dolphins DT Randy Starks. Starks was arrested over the weekend on a felony charge of aggrevated assault on a police officer.
Starks who served primarily as an insurance policy last season was expected, is expected, to challenge the other DE’s for a starting roll this coming season. With the departure of Vonnie Holliday, Starks is in line to challenge for the vacancy.
The report simply says that a Miami police officer repeatedly tried to stop the car that Starks was driving along the Southbeach strip. 13 people were crammed into a car that legally sat 4. An unidentified woman was sitting in Starks’ lap while he was driving according to reports. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that after the 2nd attempt by the officer to stop Starks, Starks accellerated and swerved pinning the officer to another car in bumper to bumper traffic.
It is unknown whether a sobriety test was administered.
The vehicle tag was also not registered to the vehicle being driven resulting in a misdemeanor charge against Starks as well. The Dolphins had no comment on the incident. Starks is only the 2nd Dolphin to be arrested since Bill Parcells took over the team. The first was Reagan Mauia who is no longer with the team.
Not exactly the way I envisioned my return from vacation.