Call us crazy, but if you ever get arrested for driving under the influence, it's probably not the wisest choice to show up drunk on your court date. However, on Thursday, Golden State Warriors guard Charlie Bell did the exact opposite and made an appearance in court for a DUI charge–stemming from last October–with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit. According to Rusty Simmons of SFGate.com:
Warriors reserve guard Charlie Bell spent hours in custody Thursday after showing up to court legally drunk for a hearing on his drunken driving case, according to the ABC affiliate in Flint, Mich.
Bell was held, in a district court holding cell, on a bond violation until he sobered up. He's expected back in court Friday, which marks the start of Warriors training camp for the rest of his teammates. [...]
That case was set to be resolved Thursday morning, until Bell blew a reported .09 during a pre-scheduled alcohol assessment.The legal limit is .08.
Now, it seems as though the Warriors may decide to use their amnesty clause on Bell. If this plan does come to fruition, the backup guard will officially hit rock bottom with a whole lot of red flags attached to his name and no potential suitors in his future. Hopefully he can turn his life around as soon as possible.
[via Ball Don't Lie]
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