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Michael Turner Arrested For DUI After Falcons-Broncos Game

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Running back Michael Turner of the Atlanta Falcons runs with the ball against free safety Rahim Moore of the Denver Broncos during a game at the Georgia Dome on September 17, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Running back Michael Turner of the Atlanta Falcons runs with the ball against free safety Rahim Moore of the Denver Broncos during a game at the Georgia Dome on September 17, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Falcons running back Michael Turner was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol hours after Atlanta's 27-21 win over the Denver Broncos on "Monday Night Football," as first reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Per the AJC report, the 30-year-old was booked into Gwinnett County Jail around 5 a.m. and released on $2,179 bond.

Turner was also charged with speeding, according to various reports.

Gwinnett County Cpl. Edwin Ritter told NFL.com that Turner was arrested "around 2 a.m." and that bond for the DUI charge was $2006 while bond for speeding was $173.

Turner had 17 carries for 42 yards and a touchdown against Denver.

More from the Associated Press:

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner has been arrested for drunken driving and speeding in metro Atlanta just hours after he scored a touchdown in the team's win over the Denver Broncos.

Gwinnett County jail records show 30-year-old Turner was booked just after 5 a.m. Tuesday. He was released two hours later on $2,179 bond.

Lt. Sean Smith of the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office says the traffic citation given to Turner shows he was pulled over for driving 97 mph in a 65 mph speed zone.

Turner scored Atlanta's first touchdown Monday night in the Falcon's 27-21 win over Denver.

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