Jets security Marcus Maye was arrested for DUI in February and is going through fees associated to a automotive accident in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., based on court docket information.
Maye was charged with driving beneath the affect, DUI/injury to property and leaving the scene of an accident on Feb. 23. He posted a $1,500 bond. It was Maye’s first DUI arrest, based on the court docket information. There’s a Zoom listening to scheduled for Oct. 20 within the case, based on the court docket filings.
In line with the police report, Maye allegedly hit the left rear of a Volvo whereas driving on the Florida Turnpike at 7:33 p.m. The police found Maye in his black Mercedes SUV on the aspect of the street to the north of the place the Volvo was. Maye’s automotive had injury to the entrance proper that matched the injury to the Volvo.
The police report states that Maye was “unresponsive when approached and shifting aspect to aspect.” It additionally says that he “appeared unaware of what was occurring” and that he didn’t know he had hit one other automobile. The police officer wrote that he noticed vomit on the driving force’s aspect door and on the ground and will odor alcohol on Maye’s breath. The officer additionally stated that Maye’s eyes have been bloodshot and his speech was slurred, however Maye informed the officer he had not been consuming and the odor was from two days prior. Maye declined to present them a breath pattern and was arrested for DUI/DUI property injury.
Maye can also be going through a civil go well with from the driving force of the Volvo — Jamila Abraham of Belle Glade, Fla. She is looking for in extra of $30,000, based on the court docket submitting.
The arrest opens up Maye to self-discipline from the NFL beneath the league’s private conduct coverage. The Jets declined to remark since it’s a pending authorized matter.
Erik Burkhardt, Maye’s agent, stated, “It’s an ongoing authorized matter and our lawyer has suggested us we can not remark. We’re assured will probably be positively resolved. We sit up for Marcus getting again on the sphere quickly.”
The Jets drafted Maye within the second spherical of the 2017 NFL Draft. He’s the longest-tenured participant on the group. He had a contract dispute with the group this offseason. The Jets used the franchise tag on Maye and the 2 sides failed to achieve an settlement on a long-term contract. Maye is at present taking part in on the tag for $10.6 million.
Maye suffered an ankle sprain within the group’s loss to the Broncos on Sept. 26 and is anticipated to overlook 3-4 weeks. He didn’t play in Sunday’s win over the Titans. Burkhardt tweeted final week that Maye could be wholesome by the buying and selling deadline on Nov. 2, giving the implication Maye now not desires to play with the Jets.
ESPN first reported Maye’s arrest.