According to The Los Angeles Times, NFL star player from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Eric Wright, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence in downtown Los Angeles near the Staples Center. Police officers confirm that Eric admitted to drinking at a friend’s house earlier that night and yet he refused to let the officer do any official checks for sobriety. While Wright received no injuries from the incident, it is reported that the driver of the truck that was hit received some injury though he refused to be admitted to the hospital for an examination. Due to the other drivers’ pain, Wright’s arrest turned into a felony DUI, and he was arrested with a $100,000 bail placed on him. Unfortunately, this crime wasn’t Eric Wright’s first offense with the law. He was accused of rape while attending USC, and transferred to the University of Nevada La Vegas during this time. Around this same period, he allegedly was caught in possession of illegal drugs, however there were no arrests made from these accusations.
Whether a celebrity or an average Joe, it is possible to be accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. If this does happen, it is vital to have proper legal representation with an attorney that specializes in this area. Legally, you have a ten day bracket within which you can file to protect your driver’s license. There is a special hearing that is conducted by the Department of Motor Vehicles in order to determine whether you will be allowed to stay on the road as a result of your DUI charge. Contact the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry to receive the legal counsel you need today in order to fight for your rights as a driver in the state of California.