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Coco Crisp arrested for DUI

Posted on: March 2, 2011 3:10 pm
By Matt Snyder

Oakland A's center fielder Coco Crisp was arrested on charges of driving under the influence. He was in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The team released the following statement to the media Wednesday:

"Coco Crisp was arrested and detained early this morning under the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. He was released from the City of Scottsdale jail this morning and arrived at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on time for team pregame drills. The A's are aware of the situation and take such matters seriously. The team and Coco will have no further comment until further details are available."

The only further information available was provided by -- which pointed out Crisp was driving a 2009 Rolls Royce.

The 31 year old was solid in limited time last season. He played in just 75 games due to injury woes, but went .279/.342/.438 with 32 stolen bases and 51 runs scored.

Don't expect the firestorm that surrounded Miguel Cabrera to come anywhere close to Crisp, considering he doesn't have the past issues with alcohol. He's still sure to face some scrutiny, however, as driving drunk is a obviously serious issue.

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Category: MLB

Since: Dec 4, 2006
Posted on: March 2, 2011 4:15 pm

Coco Crisp arrested for DUI

Kearns, Kennedy, Cabrera, and now Crisp. Cano and Konerko better be extra careful with their drinking habits.

Since: Feb 19, 2007
Posted on: March 2, 2011 3:17 pm

Coco Crisp arrested for DUI

A 2009 Rolls Royce? Really? Just a bit grandiose I would say...Ego an issue Coco? I'm an A's fan so I hope this is an aberration.

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