Former US women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo arrested on DWI, resisting arrest and misdemeanor child abuse charges

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Former US women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo has been arrested on charges of misdemeanor child abuse, resisting arrest and impaired driving.

The Washington-born goalkeeper spent most of her career as the United States’ goalkeeper and represented her country between 2000 and 2016.

The Winston-Salem Police Department in North Carolina said in a statement on Saturday, April 2 that officers arrested Hope Amelia Stevens also known as Hope Solo, on Thursday in the parking lot of a business center in the city while she was inside the vehicle with her two children. Police say she was drunk, sleeping while the kids were in the car.

She was then processed and subsequently released from the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center, according to police.

Rich Nichols, Solo’s lawyer, said in a statement emailed to CNN: “On the advice of counsel, Hope can’t speak about this situation, but she wants everyone to know that her kids are her life, that she was released immediately and is…



Source: Linda Ikeji