13 Jul 2011

Hines Ward & Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones Sharing A Jail Cell?!

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones were both arrested over the weekend in separate incidents.

Ward, winner of the last “Dancing With the Stars,” was taken into custody early Saturday outside Atlanta on a drunken driving charge, sheriff’s officials said.

The former Super Bowl MVP was booked into the DeKalb County jail at 3:41 a.m. and charged with driving under the influence. A jail official said he was released on $1,300 bond, according to the AP.

Atlanta lawyer Andrew Ree issued a statement saying the 35-year-old Ward cooperated fully with police and truthfully answered their questions.

“From our preliminary investigation we can tell you that we are confident that the facts will show that Hines was NOT impaired by alcohol while driving,” Ree wrote. “However, Hines is deeply saddened by this incident and apologizes to his fans and the Steelers organization for this distraction.”

 

In Cincinnati, Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was arrested Sunday in Cincinnati on misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct while intoxicated and resisting arrest, adding to the list of off-the-field troubles that have marred his career.

Jones was jailed around 3 a.m. local time and released later in the morning. Cincinnati media outlets reported documents filed in court accuse Jones of being disorderly and shouting profanities in a downtown bar and trying to pull away as officers arrested him.

Jones denied the allegations in an interview with a local television station after leaving jail. He said he hadn’t been drinking.

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23 May 2011

Streets and Sanitation worker charged with DUI in crash

A city worker has been charged with driving under the influence and other violations after allegedly hitting eight people, including a toddler, Saturday on the Near North Side, police said.

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08 Mar 2011

Probation in DUI that injured off-duty FBI agent

A 21-year-old Chicago man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 24 months of probation today for driving under the influence of alcohol when he struck a woman’s vehicle head-on in River Grove as she was driving to go run in a Labor Day half-marathon.

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08 Mar 2011

ESPN radio host apologizes after DUI arrest

ESPN Radio 1000 sports talk show host Harry M. Teinowitz apologized on air on this afternoon to his family, his listeners and ESPN after he was arrested in Skokie on Friday night and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

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01 Mar 2011

Christina Aguilera Arrested for Public Intoxication

*TMZ is reporting that Christina Aguilera was arrested in West Hollywood early this morning for being sloppy drunk in public. The singer and her new boyfriend, Matthew Rutler, were both taken into custody by LAPD, the website reported. Aguilera was booked on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication and Rutler was held for driving under […]

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