The Daily Telegraph reported that Burgess was accused Monday afternoon of driving an unregistered car and police will claim he has never had an NSW driver’s license

Police also claim he returned a positive roadside drug test for cocaine, which was sent away for further analysis

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The 32-year-old was stopped at around 1 a.m. Monday at 30 p.m. with a BMW X5 on the Hume Highway in Braemar

The Australian reported that Burgess was on the way to pick up his two children when he was stopped by the police

Burgess was originally supposed to pick up his children Poppy (4) and Billy (2) on Monday at 9 a.m., but missed the pick-up time, which was changed to 2 p.m.

But half an hour before he was supposed to pick up his children, the NSW police pulled him past

“Hume traffic and highway patrol officers were performing traffic surveillance duties on the Hume Highway in Braemar when they stopped a BMW X5 and spoke to the driver, a 32-year-old man,” said a spokesman for NSW police / p>

“He underwent a random roadside drug test before being taken to the police station in the southern highlands where he underwent a secondary oral fluid test. A sample was sent for further analysis

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Burgess retired after the 2019 season due to a chronic shoulder injury after scoring 44 tries in 182 games for Souths and winning a Premier League in 2014

It has been a difficult time for Burgess since retiring after being charged and found guilty of intimidating his father-in-law Mitchell Hooke during a heated argument in the southern highlands of New South Wales

Burgess was found guilty after a violent clash near Bowral following the breakup of his marriage to Mrs. Phoebe

He was sentenced to a two-year order for correction in the community and a two-year order for arrest of violence

Throughout the legal process, Phoebe and her father admitted collaborating with the media and making allegations of explicit drug use and domestic violence

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His attorney Bryan Wench added, “He’s innocent, we’ll go all the way if necessary He didn’t do anything wrong”

Burgess married Phoebe in December 2015 with their parents and they have two children, four year old Poppy and two year old Billy

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Sam Burgess

World News – AU – NRL 2021: Sam Burgess has been arrested for allegedly failing a roadside drug test in Rabbitoh’s South Sydney