(Cincinnati, Oh.)--Police in Kentucky have arrested Bengals player Orson Charles on charges of wanton endangerment.


Police say Charles was driving southbound on I-75 near Berea, about 40 miles south of Lexington, when he allegedly pulled a gun and pointed it at another driver.


The other driver called police, who tracked down Charles and found a semi-automatic Smith & Wesson in the back of the car inside a purse in the vehicle.


Charles was released from the Madison County Detention Center around 8am Tuesday morning.


Charles a fourth-round pick from 2012, caught nine passes in two years, moving from tight end to H-back.