Charles Barkley

was arrested on suspicion of DUI early this morning in Arizona,

» READ MORE: reports TMZ

. Sir Charles was stopped by the Gilbert Police Department

, shaking hands with officers. The Sixers legend was released and left the DUI checkpoint where he had been detained in a taxi. Barkley did not immediately return a text message we sent him this morning. If he gets back to us with a comment, we'll update here.