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NFL owner busted for driving with drugs

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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested late Sunday evening and faces preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance.


According to a report by The IndyChannel.com, police booked Irsay into Hamilton County Jail in Carmel, Ind., at 3 a.m. Monday.


RTV6 Indianapolis provided his mugshot:

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested late Sunday evening and faces preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance.


According to a report by IndayChannel police booked Irsay into Hamilton County Jail in Carmel, Ind., at 3 a.m. Monday.

RTV6 Indianapolis provided his mugshot:

Irsay took ownership of the team in 1997 and also serves as the chief executive officer. His father, Robert, passed away that year, and the then-37-year-old became the youngest owneriNFL history.

Having overseen an era of excellence during Peyton Manning tenure as starting quarterback, Indianapolis was fortunate enough to draft Andrew Luck No. 1 overall in 2012 as the successor under center. That’s resulted in playoff trips in each of the past two seasons.

ESPN’s Mike Wells was quick to comment on how this would affect the Colts from a media perspective:

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