Red Wings prospect faces ‘super drunk’ charge

Detroit Red Wings prospect Riley Sheahan faces charges under
Michigan’s tougher ”super drunk” designation following a traffic
stop during which police discovered him clad in a Teletubby
costume.

According to a Grand Rapids police report obtained by MLive.com
(http://bit.ly/Y0NfXE ), Sheahan twice registered a blood alcohol
level of 0.30 percent following his arrest on Oct. 29. The driving
limit is 0.08 percent and the benchmark for the ”super drunk”
designation is 0.17 percent.

Police say he was wearing the costume of a purple Teletubby,
also known as Tinky Winky, during the stop. The 20-year-old Grand
Rapids Griffins center from St. Catharines, Ontario, played in
college at Notre Dame.

The ”super drunk” charge carries a penalty of 180 days in jail
and possible deportation. Sheahan’s next hearing is scheduled for
Dec. 13.