Joba Chamberlain Arrest Video Released





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The Nebraska State Patrol released cruiser camera video of the arrest of New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain for DUI and having an open container in the car.

The video shows Trooper Michael Grummert pulling over Chamberlain's vehicle near Highway 77 and Old Cheney Road. Grummert made the stop shortly after 1:00 a.m. on October 18.

The video includes Trooper Grummert questioning Chambe More..rlain. It shows Trooper Grummert noticing a bottle of liquor in the car, which Chamberlain turned over to the trooper.

Chamberlain is then seen taking a field sobriety test.

Authorities said his blood-alcohol content level was point 134 at the time of the arrest. The legal limit in Nebraska is point 08.

Chamberlain pleaded guilty to Driving Under the Influence on April 2.

A Lancaster County Judge sentenced him to 9 months probation and imposed a 400-dollar fine.

Chamberlain's drivers license is also suspended for 60 days and he will have to attend alcohol education classes.

Chamberlain grew up in Lincoln, and lives there during the off-season. He pitched for the University of Nebraska before being drafted by the Yankees


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