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The Union County Sheriff’s Department in North Carolina took Austin Stroupe into custody on March 10, 2016. While the conditions are unknown, it appears as if he was stopped by a Sheriff for being unable to stay in his lane (for driving under the influence), which led to a search of his vehicle. That is where the real problems surfaced. It was merely a month ago that Stroupe took third on a Husqvarna at the Birmingham Arenacross. While the details are not confirmed, Stroupe has struggled with a “bad boy” reputation in the past. If the charge of “Possession of Heroin” sticks, it could result in a felony sentence for the 25-year-old rider. Either way, this will most likely end his comeback and his Husqvarna support.

Austin Stroupe.


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