Shumpert suspected of DUI in Fayette County

Posted on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at 3:36 pm    

Professional basketball player Iman Shumpert was apprehended outside Atlanta after he was suspected of driving while under the influence of marijuana, a report in the New York Post stated on September 9.

Shumpert’s team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, has confirmed his involvement in the traffic incident on August 10 where he was stopped by Fayette County officers. During the apprehension, authorities reportedly detected a “strong” smell inside Shumpert’s vehicle similar to that of marijuana. Shumpert, who had failed a field sobriety test later told authorities that he had smoked marijuana and several charges were filed against Shumpert after authorities also recovered less than an ounce of the drug from inside his vehicle. Due to his actions, Shumpert is also facing stiff penalties from the basketball league and from his team.

Brent Horst with Horst Law represents Nashville individuals who have been arrested due to DUI allegations. If you are in such a predicament, he may be able to offer you a strong legal defense. Learn more about your legal defense today by calling (615) 403-2971.