Thursday, October 11, 2007

Sacramento sports star arrested for California Drunk Driving

California DUI criminal defense attorney news

SACRAMENTO, California

A member of the Sacramento Monarchs is facing a California DUI charge.

Rebekkah Brunson, a forward for the Monarchs, was stopped for a routine moving violation early Thursday morning, according to a statement released by Maloof Sports & Entertainment.

The California Highway Patrol said Brunson then allegedly failed a California Drunk Driving sobriety test and was charged with a California DUI violation.

According to the CHP, Brunson was pulled over at 127 I St. following suspicion of California DUI/ drunk driving/driving under the influence.

At 1:56 a.m. Brunson was charged on suspicion of California DUI - being under the influence and for having a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or more.

Brunson's exact blood alcohol level has not yet been made public. His California DUI criminal defense attorney has issued no statement.

Brunson said in a statement, "I would like to apologize to the Sacramento Monarchs organization, the Sacramento Monarchs fans and the Sacramento community. I am very embarrassed and ashamed and I am well aware of the seriousness of the situation. It's not representative of how I live my life and I recognize what a huge mistake this is. I am deeply sorry."

The Monarchs organization said it takes the charge seriously. It is unknown who is top California drunk driving criminal defense lawyer is.