Denver Broncos Linebacker Charged with DUI in Colorado

D.J. Williams, star linebacker for the Denver Broncos, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence in Colorado early Friday morning. As a result, hehas been stripped of his team captaincy and will not start in next weekend’s football game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Williams was stopped shortly before 3:00 am for driving without his headlights. He was charged with CO DUI and taken to a detox facility. He appeared at the team practice on Friday but left soon after. The Broncos charged Williams for missing the practice and a team meeting. The team also expressed extreme disappointment in his “careless and irresponsible actions.”

The NFL has the authority to fine or suspend a player for alcohol related offenses. Williams has a prior DUI arrest on his record from 2005, to which he pleaded guilty to impaired driving.

If convicted of the latest drunk driving offense, Williams could be receive a mandatory 10-day jail sentence or house arrest and serve two years of probation. He is scheduled to appear in court on December 13.

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