UPDATED 8.49am All Black star Dan Carter has reportedly been caught by police drink-driving in France.
A Paris police source said Carter was tested at the roadside in the city's western 17th arrondissement on Wednesday night.
He wrote that he let the police and court process run its course and face the consequences. He had also forgotten his driver's licence according to a report in the French magazine, Closer, which broke the story on Friday.
The three-times World Player of the Year, who plays in France's Top League for the Racing club, was tested by police after being stopped in his auto near the Champs Elysses in the centre of the city, reports said.
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The 34-year-old played 112 times for the All Blacks over a 12-year period.
Carter said he was glad no one was harmed.
Carter, along with Racing teammate and other former All Black Joe Rokocoko tested positive for traces of corticosteroids in a random testing conducted on the evening of the French Top 14 Final in June past year where their club defeated Toulon 29-21. He holds the record for the most points in Tests with 1598.
They were later cleared of any wrongdoing by the French Rugby Federation which said corticosteroids were legally used under the Therapeutic Use Exemption rules to aid injury recovery.