I first heard the sad news on ESPN’s Mike and Mike radio show, that five time All-Star, Miguel Cabrera was arrested and charges for a DWI down in Port St. Lucie, FL. Here is the story from the Associated Press.
Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera charged with DUI in Fla.
The Associated Press
Thursday, February 17, 2011; 8:51 AM
The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office says the 27-year-old’s car engine was smoking alongside a road late Wednesday when a deputy spotted the vehicle.
According to the arrest report, Cabrera smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and took a swig from a bottle of scotch in front of a deputy.
Police say Cabrera repeatedly refused to cooperate, saying, “Do you know who I am, you don’t know anything about my problems.”
In 2009, the All-Star first baseman got into a fight with his wife after a night of drinking, right before his team surrendered the American League Central Division title to the Twins.
Cabrera posted $1,350 bond and was released Thursday.
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