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Shaun Rogers helps bust drunken driver

Posted on: July 22, 2010 9:05 am
Edited on: July 22, 2010 9:06 am
 
Shaun Rogers learned the hard way that it's not legal to take handguns into airports. (Who knew, right?) His actions landed him in a 12-month diversion program and while he won't get jail time, he's probably facing a suspension from the NFL .

Unless, of course, Roger Goodell thinks that him helping local law enforcement catch a drunken driver cancels out his recent actions.

Rogers noticed "an erratic driver" on I-71 Thursday and called 911, telling them that the "occupants appear to either be very sleepy or drunk." The defensive lineman even went the extra mile(s) : he stayed on line with the dispatcher until the driver pulled over.

When that finally happened, the drunken driver left the tail end of the car in the fast lane. Fortunately, Rogers handled that as well:

"Mr. Rogers positioned himself behind that vehicle and turned his emergency flashers on to notify other drivers that there was an emergency on the road, and I don't know what would've happened had he not done that," Middleburg Heights Police Chief John Maddox said
Police eventually arrived and busted a 20-year-old with driving under the influence and operating an unsafe vehicle (while also sticking his underage passenger with a drinking ticket).

Rogers' actions probably won't negate his suspension, but it's a pretty solid little haul of karma points to put in his back pocket.

-- Will Brinson

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