Artie Burns arrested in Miami Beach for driving with suspended license, police say

Steelers cornerback, 22, played for Hurricanes, Miami Northwestern

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor
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Former University of Miami Hurricanes and current Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns was arrested Thursday night in Miami Beach.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns was arrested Thursday night in Miami Beach for driving with a suspended license, police said.

According to a Miami Beach police report, an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Alton Road after noticing that the Cadillac Escalade had an expired license plate tag.

Police said Burns, 22, didn't have a driver's license. A records check revealed that Burns' license had been suspended.

The former first-round draft pick was handcuffed and taken to jail.

Burns played for the University of Miami Hurricanes from 2013-15 and graduated from Miami Northwestern Senior High School. He was the 25th overall pick by the Steelers in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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