NFL icon dragged out of car during drunk driving arrest (VIDEO) – RT Sport News
Dramatic body camera footage of the arrest of former NFL star Marshawn Lynch, 36, shows Las Vegas subway police pulling the five-time Pro Bowl player from his car after he was arrested because he was suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Lynch, nicknamed « Beast Mode », scored 106 touchdowns as a running back for the Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders (now the Las Vegas Raiders), and has long been considered one of the most more colorful from the grill, but fell foul of law enforcement during a traffic stop on Tuesday – with footage released two days later.
The video shows Lynch talking to police through an open door of his vehicle, but he refuses to comply with an order to get out of the car, prompting officers to forcibly remove him.
« The car is not on, the car is not movingLynch can be heard telling an officer, apparently explaining that his engine is off and he has no intention of fleeing the scene.
« Right now, if you don’t get out of the vehicle, you’re going to be charged with obstructing an investigation.“answers a policeman. « It’s a criminal offense and you’ll go to jail.”
Lynch asks police for further clarification moments before he was dragged out of the car – which he later allegedly told authorities he stole.
He allegedly smelled alcohol and fell asleep several times during police interrogations, while the police report also stated that he had not cooperated while in custody and that a restraint chair had was necessary to forcibly draw blood from him.
Lynch’s arrest took place at 7:30 a.m. local time in Las Vegas after officers observed him. »asleep at the wheel with the vehicle in an undriveable condition” and with the left front tire of his car missing. Another also appeared flat.
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He faces several counts: impaired driving, failure to provide proof of insurance, operation of an unregistered vehicle and failure to drive in a traffic lane.
He is due in court on December 7. He has already been arrested twice for similar issues; a DUI in 2012 and a reckless driving charge from 2014.
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