Michael Turner Arrested For DUI After Falcons-Broncos Game

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 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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