NY Giants lineman Diehl charged with DWI
Giants offensive lineman David Diehl (deel) has been arraigned
in New York City on charges of driving under the influence of
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says Diehl was arraigned
on two counts of impaired driving. A judge ordered him to be
released on his own recognizance and to return to court on July 26.
His license has been suspended.
Police say they got calls about a car accident in Queens around
8:45 p.m. Sunday. When they got there, they found a BMW had struck
several parked cars along 35th Avenue.
They say Diehl was behind the wheel. They say he was charged
after a breath test showed he was above the legal limit.
”Obviously we are aware of the situation, although we have not
yet had a chance to discuss it with David,” the Giants said in a
statement. ”Since it is an ongoing legal matter, we will refrain
from comment at this time, although we will say that David has been
an outstanding representative of this organization for the past 10
years, and nobody knows more than David does what is expected of
our players both on and off the field.”
”I’ve worked hard during my career to set a positive example,
and yesterday I fell far short of this standard,” Diehl said in a
statement. ”I apologize to my family, my fans, the New York
Giants, and the NFL. I made a poor decision that I sincerely
regret, and, as always, take full responsibility for my