Former UMaine football star Bates arrested in New York

NEW YORK, NY (WABI) - Westbrook native and former UMaine football star Trevor Bates got arrested in New York early this morning according to the NFL. Bates now plays for the Detroit Lions and allegedly refused to pay a cab fare and then assaulted a police officer and resisted arrest. The charge for assaulting a police officer in New York would be a felony.