Famous baseball pro pitcher Bobby Jenks obviously had a little too much fun on this past Thursday evening, March 24, 2012, as indicated by his arrest for DUI. He has apologized for breaking the law, and admits that he is 'embarrassed by the situation and apologizes to his teammates and to the Red Sox organizations for any distraction that the arrest has made." He admits that he is going to keep his spirits up and let the legal process run its course.
He is definitely in some trouble as anyone would be even if they weren't a professional ball player. The arrest took place on early Friday morning, March 25th. Jenks was arrested and charged with 5 misdemeanors, including leaving the scene of a crash and driving under the influence, i.e. DUI/DWI. All of this took place in Lee County, Florida.
Jenks was arrested after leaving a strip club called "Babes." A bouncer at strip club told the police that there was a White Mercedes SUV with a driver that fit Jenks' description, and that SUV had pulled into the club's parking lot which proceeded to hit a parked truck. Upon his arrest, the pro baseball player was completely honest with the Sheriff's Department, admitting that after he exited the strip club, he had hit a car and had to escape the situation.
After Jenks' was arrested, he was released on $4,250 bail, and his court appearance is scheduled to tentatively take place on April 9, 2012. If you have been involved in a similar situation and would like to discuss your options, schedule a free consultation with the Law Offices of Mitch Furman. We can applly 10+ years of experience to help you learn your options and formulate a strong defense on your behalf.