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Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim Cited for DUI

Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim was charged with driving under the influence after a traffic stop in Arizona the night of July 4, reports KTAR News 92.3. AZ Central says Keim was nabbed by a checkpoint in Chandler, southeast of Phoenix, just after midnight on July 5, and was released from custody later that morning.

The team and Keim issued statements via the Cardinals Twitter account Saturday morning: The Cardinals released receiver Michael Floyd in 2016 about one week after he was arrested for driving under the influence, in the most recent case of the organization’s response to a DUI arrest. Floyd was charged with “Super Extreme DUI” for driving with a blood-alcohol level of .217. But, as pointed out by Cardswire, Cardinals president Michael Bidwell made the case at the time that Floyd’s release had more to do with Floyd hiding the arrest from the team and changing his story than with the arrest itself, a position that probably goes a long way towards explaining why the third sentence of the team’s statement following Keim’s arrest says he “immediately alerted the team who in turn reported it to the NFL.”

The NFL’s personal conduct policy and history of handling DUIs suggests some sort of league punishment is in Keim’s future, including possibly a fine or suspension.

https://deadspin.com/arizona-cardinals-gm-steve-keim-cited-for-driving-under-1827418352

Ivana Trump’s ex-husband is accused of violating his DUI probation

  • Rossano Rubicondi has failed to meet his probation requirements which include paying $543 in fines and completing 50 hours of community service
  • The 46-year-old Italian native was recently seen traveling in Capri with ex-wife Ivana Trump, 69
  • Rubicondi was arrested for driving under the influence in Palm Beach County, Florida in December 2016 after he called the cops on himself 
  • The charge was later reduced to reckless driving and he was placed on probation in July 2017 after pleading guilty 
Rossano Rubicondi, 46, was arrested for drunk driving in Palm Beach County, Florida on December 8, 2016 

Rossano Rubicondi, 46, was arrested for drunk driving in Palm Beach County, Florida on December 8, 2016

Ivana Trump’s ex-husband Rossano Rubicondi has been accused of violating his probation following his 2016 DUI arrest.

Legal documents obtained by DailyMail.com reveal Rubicondi has failed to meet conditions which include paying $543.50 in fines, 50 hours of community service, treatment recommended by DUI school, vehicle immobilization for 10 days, and three months of Ignition Interlock in his car.

He also failed to complete a Victim Impact Panel and pay a $100 donation to the Palm Beach Victim Services.

The 46-year-old former model, who was married to Ivana, 69, from 2008 to 2009, was placed on probation last July after he was arrested for drunk driving in Loxahatchee, Florida on December 8, 2016.

The couple divorced after one year of marriage, but have been recently seen together gallivanting around Europe.

An affidavit shows Rubicondi was leaving a party around 2am in his black Mercedes Benz GLA when he called the police himself and said he wanted to go to jail.

Rossano married Ivana Trump in 2008 before splitting a year later. The pair have remained romantically involved. Above they are seen in Monte Carlo in 2008

Rossano married Ivana Trump in 2008 before splitting a year later. The pair have remained romantically involved. Above they are seen in Monte Carlo in 2008

The two exes were seen together enjoying a festive lunch while traveling in Rossano's native country Italy in May 

The two exes were seen together enjoying a festive lunch while traveling in Rossano’s native country Italy in May

When police arrived at the scene, the officer noted there was a strong odor coming from the car and Rubicondi had taken a drink from a wine glass.

He told officers he wanted to go to jail and that he had been driving to a place where ‘a sheriff can stop him.’

Rubicondi was described as being ‘very cooperative’ although his speech was slurred and he could not keep his balance.

Results of a breathalyzer test showed he had a blood-alcohol concentration of .140 – almost double the legal limit of .08.

The report also states that Rubicondi admitted to drinking vodka and wine with friends before getting behind the wheel.

Last year, the DUI charge was dropped and Rubicondi pleaded guilty to reckless driving.

He was sentenced to 12 months’ probation, $500+ in fines, ordered to complete DUI school, complete 50 hours of community service and have an interlock alcohol monitoring device put in his car.

Since then, he has failed to fulfill any of those requirements.

Ivana had posted pictures of their travels together in Italy. They were later spotted together again in New York City

Above they are seen dancing in Italy

Ivana had posted pictures of their travels together in Capri. They were later spotted together again in New York City

Police chief arrested for driving under the influence, involved in multi-car accident

Woman dies after U.S. 40 crash, driver flees scene

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BOWLING GREEN TOWNSHIP – One driver was killed and the other driver fled the scene following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday on U.S. 40, near Brownsville.

Police continued searching for several hours for a man who fled on foot following the accident. The man, who was driving a Dodge Ram truck, fled on foot, then received a ride, and was later dropped off.

Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Aaron Vollmer said the man is believed to be a white male, with a medium build, about 5-foot-5 or 5-6, and 25 years old, with tattoos on his left arm. He could be in the Zanesville area.

The hit-skip accident occurred about 2 p.m. on U.S. 40, west of Brownsville, in Bowling Green Township. A woman driving a Honda Accord was killed. Her identity has not been released.

The truck, eastbound on U.S. 40, went left of center and hit the westbound Honda head on, according to the patrol.

https://www.newarkadvocate.com/story/news/2018/07/31/woman-dies-after-u-s-40-crash-driver-flees-scene/875340002/

Iowa football: Offensive lineman Tristan Wirfs arrested on OWI charge

Tristan Wirfs

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa sophomore offensive lineman Tristan Wirfs was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, 1st offense.

Police records show Wirfs was stopped at around 1:43 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of south Riverside Drive in Iowa City. Wirfs, 19, was later booked into the Johnson County Jail around 3:37 a.m. and was released at 10 a.m. Sunday.

According to the arrest report, Wirfs and two other passengers were on Wirfs’ Yamaha Zuma — a popular motor scooter among Iowa athletes — when police pulled the party over because “passengers laughing and yelling” drew attention to vehicle.

Police said they observed Wirfs with a bar wristband on, the odor of ingested alcohol and glassy/watery eyes. Wirfs admitted to consuming “a couple of alcohol beverages throughout the night,” according to the report.

He failed the field sobriety test with a .129 blood alcohol level, according to the report.

“While we are currently gathering additional facts, I am disappointed in Tristan’s decision-making based on the information that’s already been confirmed,” Iowa athletics director Gary Barta said in a release.

“He is subject to the rules and regulations of the UI Student Athlete Code of Conduct, and the rules and regulations of coach Kirk Ferentz and his program.”

One of the top-ranked recruits in Iowa’s 2017 class, Wirfs played 10 games during his freshman season and started the last eight. He was listed as the starting right tackle on Iowa’s two-deep depth chart released during Big Ten media days.

With a suspension of some length inevitably coming, the Hawkeyes will have to shuffle their offensive line a bit to start the season. Iowa opens fall camp this week, with its Sept. 1 season-opener against Northern Illinois nearly a month away.

Wirfs is the second Iowa lineman who was recently arrested. Defensive tackle Brady Reiff was booked on a public intoxication charge in the early hours of July 21. He has been suspended for the season-opener.

https://www.press-citizen.com/story/sports/college/iowa/football/2018/07/29/iowa-football-offensive-lineman-tristan-wirfs-arrested-owi-charge/858919002/