Officers have agreed to drop the DUI case in opposition to Johnny Damon stemming from a wild arrest again in February … regardless of cops claiming the MLB star’s blood alcohol content material was almost 4 TIMES the authorized restrict.
You keep in mind the incident … Damon and his spouse, Michelle, had been pulled over in Windermere, Florida round 1:23 AM on Feb. 19 and gave the impression to be super-duper hammered.
Police video exhibits Damon admitting to consuming earlier than getting behind the wheel — and cops say each Damon and his spouse got physical with officers in the course of the cease.
Windermere Police Division
The police report, obtained by TMZ Sports activities, notes Damon’s B.A.C. was .30 — which is WAYYY above the .08 authorized restrict.
In the course of the cease, Johnny — who bombed subject sobriety exams — brought up his support for Donald Trump … saying, “I do know individuals are attempting to focus on me as a result of I am a Trump supporter.”
47-year-old Johnny was finally charged with misdemeanor DUI — and was going through as much as 9 months in jail if convicted.
However, regardless of what gave the impression to be overwhelming proof, prosecutors should not attempting to throw the ebook at Damon … as an alternative, providing him a reasonably candy deal that includes chopping a verify and performing some group service.
We spoke with Damon’s lawyer, Stuart Hyman, who tells us Johnny agreed to enter right into a pre-trial diversion program — which includes making a donation to charity and finishing a certain quantity of hours of group service. He didn’t point out the variety of hours Damon agreed to.
If Damon efficiently completes the phrases of the deal, Hyman says prosecutors have agreed to drop the case.
As for Damon’s spouse, Michelle Mangan-Damon — her case is rather more difficult.
She was charged with 2 felonies for allegedly battering officers on the scene — and will face years in jail if convicted.
Michelle has pled not responsible to the costs — however that case continues to be taking part in out within the court docket system.