Bobby Brown Arrested for DUI…Again

October 24th, 2012

Bobby Brown43-year-old R&B singer, Bobby Brown, was arrested on DUI charges earlier today in Van Nuys, California.

It is Brown’s second arrest this year that is alcohol related. A judge in March sentenced Brown to an alcohol treatment program as well as probation and a fine when he pleaded no contest to a DUI charge one month after his ex-wife Whitney Houston died.

The New Edition singer has had a history of drug and alcohol problems over the years and admitted himself into a treatment program in August after marrying his second wife.

Source: ABC News

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Hall of Fame Catcher, Carlton Fisk, Charged with Drinking and Driving

October 23rd, 2012

Carlton FiskIn New Lenox, Illinois, Ex-Red Sox and White Sox catcher, Carlton Fisk was found unconscious behind the wheel of his car, in the middle of a corn field.

“Around 7:20 (Monday) night, we received a couple of calls about a vehicle in a field,” Deputy Chief Bob Pawlisz said.

The Deputy Chief went on to say that the Hall of Fame catcher was, “charged with a lane violation, driving under the influence and illegal transportation of alcohol. An open container of alcohol was found in the vehicle.”

Source: ESPN

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Tubby Smith’s Son on Unpaid Leave After DUI Arrest

October 22nd, 2012

Saul SmithMinnesota’s assistant coach, Saul Smith, son of Tubby Smith, has been placed on unpaid leave from the team following his arrest for DUI.

The 32 year-old was arrested Saturday morning after leaving a nearby restaurant. He is due in court on December 3rd to face his charges.

The school’s athletic director, Norwood Teague, along with coach Tubby Smith, decided to suspend the younger Smith saying the school’s values, “dictate that our coaches and staff be positive role models for our student-athletes.”

Source: Fox News

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Sports Radio Host Arrested For DUI

October 19th, 2012

Former Auburn football player and current sports radio host Cole Cubelic was arrested Friday morning and charged with DUI.

Cubelic was taken in to the Madison County Jail just after 3 a.m. Friday. He was charged with speeding, having an open container and Driving Under the Influence.

Cubelic is the co-Host of The Cole Cubelic Show on ESPN 97.7 fm The Zone.

Source: 48 News

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DUI charge was second for Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ta’amu

October 16th, 2012

Alameda Ta'amuTeammates of Steelers rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu admitted it were there for support of their friend, although they acknowledged what he is charged with doing was wrong. Somewhat of an understatement, Ta’amu who is charged with felony counts of fleeing police and aggravated assault while driving drunk; and three counts of aggravated assault for nearly running down police officers with his vehicle as well as 10 misdemeanors, including resisting arrest and attempting escape.

it is now known that Ta’amu was charged with DUI a few years ago when he was just 19 and playing for the University of Washington. Prosecutors at first charged him with driving under the influence, but he later pleaded guilty to negligent driving, and was sentenced to one day in a community-work program and ordered to pay a $350 fine.

Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie Alamedas Ta’amu arrested on DUI

October 15th, 2012

Lincoln Navigator that was crashed by Steelers' rookie Alameda Ta'amu, Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie Alameda Ta’amu is facing a slew of serious charges following his arrest Sunday night which left several cars damaged and one person seriously injured.

The 348-pound nose tackle is being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, fleeing or attempting to elude police, aggravated assault by a vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and escape.

Source: CBS News

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‘Bad News Bears’ Actress Killed in DUI Crash

October 11th, 2012

Sammi Kane Kraft the actress who starred in the 2005 baseball movie remake of Bad News Bears, was killed in a crash as a passenger. The driver, Molly Kate Adams, was speeding down the 10 freeway in Los Angeles and was intoxicated.

According to police, their Audi was rear ended by a large truck as well as another car. Adams sustained minor injuries and was arrested for DUI. Sammi Kane Kraft was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

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Mike Ditka’s Son Faces New DUI Charge

October 10th, 2012

The son of Chicago Bears legend, Mike Ditka, was arrested and charged early Sunday with aggrevated DUI when a bottle of Hydrocodone was discovered in his car.

The 49 year-old Mark Ditka was stopped for erratic driving and improper lane change at 3:45 am Sunday morning.

Ditka refused the breathalyzer and was charged with DUI as well as possession of a controlled substance.

Source: Chicago Tribune

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