The polarizing character performed for the Vancouver Canucks between 1998 and 2006.
Former Vancouver Canuck Todd Bertuzzi, was arrested in Michigan on suspicion of impaired driving on Saturday morning.
Bertuzzi was taken into custody by Auburn Hills, MI police and booked at 3:35 a.m., based on Oakland County Jail on-line data.
Auburn Hills Police deputy chief and public info officer Ryan Gagnon advised Glacier Media Monday he couldn’t verify particulars of Bertuzzi’s arrest however mentioned the division is awaiting outcomes of a blood check for an arrest at the moment.
However TMZ is reporting that the resident of Michigan, and former Detroit Pink Wing, was pulled over after going via a crimson mild in Auburn Hills.
Police believed he was inebriated and, based on TMZ, whereas he refused a breathalyzer check confirmed apparent indicators of impairment.
If the blood check reveals Bertuzzi had a blood alcohol score of over 0.08%, he might face a most of 93 days in jail. If he was over 0.17%, he might resist 180 days in jail. Different penalties vary from short-term licence suspension, small fines to neighborhood service.
Bertuzzi is a polarizing character, being each beloved and despised within the hockey neighborhood for his all-star calibre play but in addition his high-profile on-ice assault of Colorado Avalanche participant Steve Moore on Feb. 16, 2004. The assault ended Moore’s profession, after his vertebrae was fractured. An out-of-court settlement was reached with undisclosed phrases, after an try by Moore to sue Bertuzzi.
Bertuzzi performed for the Canucks between 1998 and 2006. He retired from hockey in Detroit in 2014.