Jaguars Player's Arrest Video Made Pu...

Jaguars Player's Arrest Video Made Public

There are 2 comments on the First Coast News story from Mar 21, 2007, titled Jaguars Player's Arrest Video Made Public. In it, First Coast News reports that:

By Kyle Meenan First Coast News JACKSONVILLE, FL -- First Coast News' partner, The Florida Times Union, has obtained police video from the night of November 10th, 2006 involving the arrest of Jaguars left ...

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Mrs M

Jacksonville, FL

#1 Mar 21, 2007
Drug abuse has been a pervasive problem in professional sports for many years. The public learned of the latest arrests of Jaguar team members: Brian Williams (pled No Contest to drunken driving), Bobby McCray (arrested for possession of a controlled painkiller), Khalif Barnes (arrested in November for DUI), Charles Sharon (UP IN SMOKE marijuana coming from his SUV and a stolen ABT handgun under his seat) and now DUI arrest of Khalif Barnes.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states there are about 17,000 alcohol-related traffic fatalities each YEAR, that 57% were killed in crashes where the driver's blood-alcohol concentration was .08-or-higher, that 21% of children aged 14-and-younger were killed in alcohol-related crashes and that there is 1 alcohol-related fatality every 31 minutes.

So, I have to say,(a) thank you to law enforcement for protecting our families from people like Khalif Barnes,(b) Barnes should realize that substance abusers' tactics of denial, guilt, shame and blaming everyone for his drug use is nothing new - GET HELP,(c) the Jaguars' owners have more problems than a losing team and (d) when will the Al Sharpton/ NAACP protest to raise awareness about racial slurs by Barnes begin in Jacksonville???
Paul B

Jacksonville, FL

#2 Mar 22, 2007
Gee Wally, maybe Oakland, or Detroit, or Minnesota, or Cincy would be a better fit for Mr. Barnes! I'm pretty sure you can be black AND drive 101 MPH on streets in those cities without getting arrested.

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