Former MLB star Johnny Damon arrested for DUI and resisting arrest

Former Major League Baseball star Johnny Damon was arrested in Florida on Friday for driving under the influence and resisting arrest.

Authorities say the 47-year-old Damon was incoherent, seemed unsteady on his feet and had a blood alcohol content more than three times the states legal limit after being pulled over on suspicion of DUI.

He was booked into the Orange County Jail in Orlando and charged with resisting an officer without violence.

According to court documents, Damon's wife, Michelle Mangan-Damon, was also arrested on charges of battery on an officer and resisting with violence.

Damon was a two-time all star during his 17 year MLB career, winning World Series titles with both the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.

FORMER MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL STAR JOHNNY DAMON WAS ARRESTED IN FLORIDA ON FRIDAY FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND RESISTING ARREST.

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AUTHORITIES SAY THE 47-YEAR OLD DAMON WAS INCOHERENT, SEEMED UNSTEADY ON HIS FEET AND HAD A BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT MORE THAN THREE TIMES THE STATE'S LEGAL LIMIT AFTER BEING PULLED OVER ON SUSPISCION OF D-U-I.

HE WAS BOOKED INTO THE ORANGE COUNTY JAIL IN ORLANDO AND CHARGED WITH RESISTING AN OFFICER WITHOUT VIOLENCE.

ACCORDING TO COURT DOCUMENTS, DAMON'S WIFE, MICHELLE MANGAN-DAMON, WAS ALSO ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF BATTERY ON AN OFFICER AND RESISTING WITH VIOLENCE.

DAMON WAS A TWO-TIME ALL STAR DURING HIS 17 YEAR M-L-B CAREER, WINNING WORLD SERIES TITLES WITH BOTH THE BOSTON RED SOX AND NEW YORK YANKEES.

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