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From Effingham Daily News and photo courtesy CBS Sports
EFFINGHAM — A professional football player apparently passing through the Effingham area was arrested Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and other charges.
In addition to the DUI charge, Donald David Washington III, 25, was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis, speeding and driving while license suspended. Effingham County State’s Attorney Ed Deters said Washington had been stopped Thursday afternoon by an Illinois state trooper for allegedly traveling 86 miles per hour in a 65-mile per hour zone on Interstate 70 about five miles west of Effingham.
Judge Ericka Sanders set bond at $20,000. The relatively high bond was set because authorities believe more charges might be pending. Deters said police found crushed pills during a search after Washington’s arrest ….MORE