Bulls player Ronnie Brewer pleads not guilty to DUI charges
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[June 12, 2014]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Chicago
Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges
of driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from a February
arrest following a traffic stop in Beverly Hills, California,
An attorney entered not guilty pleas on Brewer's behalf to one
count each of driving under the influence and driving with a
blood-alcohol content of .08 or greater, the Los Angeles County
District Attorney's Office said.
Brewer, 29, did not appear in court for the proceedings. Another
hearing was scheduled in his case for July 15.
Prosecutors allege the National Basketball Association player had a
blood-alcohol concentration of .15 percent when he was stopped by
Beverly Hills police officers on February 19.
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Brewer was drafted in 2006 after playing at the University of
Arkansas and has played for the Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies, New
York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets in addition
to the Bulls.
(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Peter Cooney)
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