Georgia: more Thugs of the NFL! Michael Turner, star of Falcons, busted for DUI in his Audi on interstate
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Atlanta — Michael Turner, a star running back for the Atlanta Falcons, has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after being clocked at 97 mph on an Atlanta-area interstate, police said Tuesday.
Turner, 30, nicknamed “The Burner” because of his speed on the football field, was driving a black Audi R8 in a 65-mph zone on northbound Interstate 85 around 4 a.m. Tuesday, the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department said. An officer pulled him over, and after smelling alcohol and investigating further, he charged Turner with DUI and speeding, the Sheriff’s Department said.
Turner was released from the Gwinnett County Jail around 7 a.m. after posting a $2,179 bond, according to the Sheriff’s ….MORE