Ex-Als QB Smith arrested on DUI charge
April 3, 2016 - als
WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Former Ohio State and Montreal Alouettes quarterback and Heisman leader Troy Smith was arrested Sunday on charges of pushing underneath a change and pot possession.
According to police, Smith was pulled over around 2:30 a.m. after an officer beheld his automobile didn’t have a front permit image and afterwards was seen swerving.
Smith, 31, was charged with handling a car underneath a influence, possession of pot and crude arrangement of a permit plate. He was expelled to his partner tentative a conference in Westerville mayor’s justice on Wednesday.
In dashcam video supposing by Westerville police, Smith is seen being asked to follow an intent with his eyes, mount on one feet and travel a true line. To a final request, Smith remarks: “This is a home of a Buckeyes and this is what y’all do.”
He told a officer he had not been celebration and primarily refused a breathalyzer test, citing a recommendation of his lawyer. After his arrest, Smith was administered a exam and his blood ethanol calm totalled 0.143. Ohio’s authorised extent is 0.08.
Police also seized dual pot cigarettes from Smith’s vehicle.
Smith played for Ohio State underneath manager Jim Tressel from 2003 to 2006. He won a Heisman prize for many superb actor in college football in 2006.
He spent 4 years in a NFL from 2007 to 2010, personification for a Baltimore Ravens and a San Francisco 49ers.
He spent a 2013 and 2014 seasons with a Alouettes, starting a initial 6 games of 2014 before pang an injury. He was completely expelled by a Alouettes on Oct. 16, 2014.
The phone series Smith supposing to military did not have voicemail.
A summary seeking criticism was left with his girlfriend, Katrina Gnezda. She was following Smith in her car during a time of a trade stop.