Following up on a previous item
. ... Lynch was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday night and taken to Santa Rita Jail, according to the California Highway Patrol. He was arrested after a traffic stop on Interstate 880 in Oakland, according to CHP spokesman Hector Baiza. Lynch was taken to Santa Rita Jail, where he was cited and released, according to Alameda County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Raymond Kelly. Reported by the San Jose Mercury News
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The five-year NFL veteran was cooperative and submitted to a blood test once he was in custody, Baiza said. Lynch's blood-alcohol level was over the .08 limit, Baiza added, though he declined to specify the exact measurement. Lynch was in Oakland last week to award a scholarship to recent high school graduate through his Fam 1st Family Foundation (adding some irony to the whole situation). Again, Lynch, a two-time Pro Bowler, was also suspended for three games in the 2009 season after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor weapons charge. It's safe to assume he'll be visiting commissioner Roger Goodell at some point in the near future. We suspect it won't go well. ... Stay tuned.