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Father figure of LeBron James arrested

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Arrest Affidavit (Source: Miami Beach Police Twitter) Arrest Affidavit (Source: Miami Beach Police Twitter)
Eddie Jackson (Source: Miami Beach Police) Eddie Jackson (Source: Miami Beach Police)

The father figure of LeBron James was arrested early Wednesday morning in Miami Beach, Florida.

According to the Miami Beach police report, 47-year-old Eddie Jackson was speeding in his convertible Mercedes, with a suspended driver's license.

Jackson made sure to tell the arresting officer his son was LeBron James of the Miami Heat and showed the officer the NBA championship ring he was wearing.

The officer noted that Jackson had watery and bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and smelled of alcohol and had him take a sobriety test, which Jackson failed.

He was arrested and charged with DUI.

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