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  • Al Unser Jr. arrested for DWI (ABQ NM)

    09/29/2011 1:17:28 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 33 replies
    KRQE News 13 ^ | September 29, 2011 | David Romero
    ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - According to a police booking report, Al Unser Jr, a retired American race car driver and two time Indianapolis 500 winner, was arrested early Thursday morning. Around 3 a.m. , officials say Unser, 49, was in his white 2011 Chevrolet Suburban and racing another car going westbound on Paseo del Norte in Albuquerque. Deputies say they clocked both vehicles on radar going over 100 miles per hour. The posted speed limit in that particular stretch is around 60 mph. The report states the vehicles were traveling so fast and weaved at the last minute across lanes near...
  • Indy 500 champ Al Unser Jr. arrested for drunk driving

    01/26/2007 6:35:31 PM PST · by Pharmboy · 47 replies · 1,446+ views
    Reuters ^ | Fri Jan 26, 2007 | Anon
    Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and hit-and-run, Nevada police said on Friday. Unser was taken into custody near Henderson, Nevada, on Thursday after he failed field sobriety tests given to him by officers investigating a hit-and-run, Nevada State Trooper Kevin Honea said. Unser, 44, was booked on charges of hit-and-run, failing to report an accident, making an unsafe lane change and driving under the influence of alcohol. Honea said troopers responded to an accident outside Las Vegas shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday in which a car crashed into a...
  • Al Unser Jr. Charged With Assault

    07/09/2002 10:46:41 AM PDT · by GeneD · 4 replies · 41+ views
    Filed at 1:16 p.m. ET INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Al Unser Jr. was arrested Tuesday on charges he hit a woman in the face before leaving her on the side of a highway in the middle of the night. The two-time Indianapolis 500 winner was released from the Marion County jail after posting a $30,000 bond. He avoided reporters when he left. The woman, Jena L. Soto, was found standing next to a guardrail on Interstate 465 at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. She told police she was Unser's girlfriend of four years. Soto was driving the car because Unser was drunk,...