Kentucky: booze cruise in Escalade by bum ballplayer called foul arrest by his mouthpiece in court


NICHOLASVILLE — A drunken-driving charge against Lexington native and Cleveland Indians outfielder Austin Kearns should be dismissed, defense attorneys argued Tuesday, because the off-duty Lexington police officer who stopped the ball player in Jessamine County was outside his legal jurisdiction.
But an assistant prosecutor argued that the off-duty officer was authorized by a sergeant with the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office to make the traffic stop. The sergeant later made the arrest. ….MORE

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