Police: Ratliff's BAC twice legal limit
January 28, 2013
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - Police say Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit the night he was arrested after a car accident.
Grapevine police on Monday said Ratliff's blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.16 percent. Texas' drunken-driving standard is 0.08 percent.
Ratliff was arrested last week after a late-night accident in Grapevine, about 20 miles northwest of Dallas. Ratliff's pickup truck sideswiped a semitrailer truck. Police say he later failed a field sobriety test.
He is accused of driving while intoxicated.
Ratliff refused a breath test, but police obtained a warrant for a blood sample.
His arrest came weeks after fellow Cowboy Josh Brent was indicted on an intoxicated manslaughter count in the Dec. 8 crash that killed his friend and Cowboys practice squad player Jerry Brown.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
7 Wins in a Row, 14-2 Streak
Perfect 6-0 Record Sunday
10-3 Run, 13-3 G-Plays, 24-11 TY
6-3 L9, 19-7 TY, 5-1 L6 Totals
4-0 L4 G-Plays, 10-1 L2 Sundays
4-1 Sunday, 9-3 This Season
9-1 L10 G-Plays, 17-8 L25 Picks
8-2 Guarantees, 12-6 Overall TY
10-3 L13, 17-6 L23 NFL Picks
6-1 G-Plays, 6-2 Sun., 18-7 L25
9-1 L10 G-Plays, 26-16 L42 Picks
4-2 L6 G-Plays, 8-4 L12 Picks
3-0 Over/Unders This Year
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!