Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and speeding early Sunday morning in Solon, according to a news release from the Solon Police Department.

Kosar was pulled over for a speeding violation at 2:42 a.m. on state Route 422 east of Som Center Road in Solon. Officers detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the vehicle, according to the release. Kosar was put through sobriety tests, subsequently arrested and transported to the Solon Police Department jail without incident.

Kosar was the only occupant in the vehicle, according to the release.

Kosar, 49, was in attendance for the Browns game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Nate Ulrich