Vincent Jackson Arrested For DUI In San Diego

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SAN DIEGO (AP)—San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of drunken driving.

Jackson failed sobriety tests shortly after 2 a.m. on state Route 52 in San Diego, said California Highway Patrol Officer Ray Scheidnes. He said he didn’t know Jackson’s blood alcohol level.

Jackson was on probation for a previous DUI arrest, Highway Patrol Officer Brad Baehr said. The player was taken to the San Diego County jail and released.

Chargers general manager A.J. Smith said he was aware of Jackson’s “off-the-field issue.”

“Obviously we’re disappointed,” Smith said. “We take these issues very seriously. Moving forward, we will monitor the situation and have no further comment.”

January 6, 2009

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2 comments:

Rick said... Jan 7, 2009, 12:47:00 PM

He'll probably still play. I heard he wasn't over the legal limit when he was pull over, but since he already had a prior DUI he is not allowed to drink any amount of alcohol and drive. I don't think he misses the playoffs

Anonymous said... Jan 9, 2009, 12:38:00 PM

It could have been worse. He could have dropped a gun in his Designor sweat pants.

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