LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Police in Las Vegas arrested Raiders rookie cornerback Nate Hobbs on Jan. 3 for DUI.
Authorities say they obtained a name a couple of driver asleep inside a car parked on an exit ramp of a parking storage situated within the 3500 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard, close to Flamingo Street, at about 4:10 a.m. native time.
Arriving officers made contact with the driving force, later recognized as 22-year-old Hobbs.
Police report Hobbs was given a discipline sobriety take a look at by patrol officers and failed. Hobbs was then transported to the Clark County Detention Middle, the place he was booked for DUI, a misdemeanor cost.
Attorneys representing Hobbs issued a press release Monday afternoon by which they expressed “severe considerations” that the alleged circumstances of the arrest don’t qualify as DUI. Attorneys David Z. Chesnoff and Richard A. Schonfeld issued the next assertion:
“The details and circumstances associated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division to the information media go away severe considerations that this doesn’t qualify as a DUI beneath Nevada legislation.”
The information comes amid a difficult season of off-the-field points for the Raiders. The staff lost Head Coach Jon Gruden to an electronic mail scandal, star vast receiver Henry Ruggs III to arrest following a deadly DUI crash, and nook Damon Arnette to off-the-field behavior.
In a press convention on Monday, interim head coach Wealthy Bisaccia mentioned he and the group had been attempting to gather as a lot data as potential on what occurred earlier than commenting additional.
“I don’t have all the knowledge on that, however I be ok with saying they (the gamers) have been hit over the face with distractions and issues of that nature,” Bisaccia mentioned in response to a query in regards to the staff’s dealing with of off-the-field points.
“We’re very cognizant of the town by which we stay,” Bisaccia continued, “so I’ll go away it at that and we’ll see what it appears to be like like by the tip of the week.”
The Raiders face the Los Angeles Chargers this Sunday at Allegiant Stadium with a playoff berth on the road.
This story was originally published Jan. 3, 2022, by KTNV in Las Vegas, an E.W. Scripps Firm.