Seahawks' Raheem Brock charged with DUI
Seahawks defensive end Raheem Brock has been charged with DUI after his arrest in November 2010.
Seattle Times staff reporter
Seahawks defensive end Raheem Brock has been charged with DUI in King County after his arrest more than a year ago. He is scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 21.
Brock, who is in his second season in Seattle, was pulled over just before 3 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2010, early on a Saturday morning. He traveled with the team to Arizona for a game later that day.
According to a police report of the incident, Brock declined to take field-sobriety tests, but did submit to a portable breathalyzer, which measured his blood alcohol content at .133, according to the report. The legal limit in Washington is .08.
Brock, a 10th-year NFL player from Temple, was arrested by the Washington State Patrol and taken to the University of Washington Police Department.
According to the report, he asked the officer, "You guys don't take care of your athletes out here?" The officer told Brock he had been arrested and would be processed like everyone else. A breath test at the station measured his BAC at .115 and .111, according to the report.
Brock's car was impounded, but he was not booked into jail. He was taken to his residence in Bellevue, cited and released, according to the report.
Brock did not immediately inform the Seahawks of his arrest. He played in the game at Arizona the following day. News of his arrest was first reported while the game was under way, which was when the team first heard of the incident.
Dan Donohoe, spokesman for King County prosecutor Dan Satterberg, indicated via email the charge shouldn't have taken so long to file. The cause for the delay was unclear, but it appeared the file was misplaced for a time.
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