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After Cleveland Brown Donte’ Stallworth pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter and received a 30 jail sentence, the NFL announced that Donte’ would be suspended without pay indefinitely.

“The conduct reflected in your guilty plea resulted in the tragic loss of life and was inexcusable,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a letter to Stallworth. “While the criminal justice system has determined the legal consequences of this incident, it is my responsibility as NFL commissioner to determine appropriate league discipline for your actions, which have caused irreparable harm to the victim and his family, your club, your fellow players and the NFL,” Goodell said.
After his 30 days is complete Donte’ will spend 2 years under house arrest and 8 years on probation. Under the house arrest provisions, Donte’ would be allowed to play football.
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Cleveland Brown Donte’ Stallworth pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter on Tuesday. Recall, Donte’ was drunk [alcohol level twice the legal limit] when he hit and killed a man trying to cross the busy causeway that runs between Miami and Miami beach this past March. Donte was sentenced to a month in jail, two years house arrest and eight years probation.
Miami-Dade prosecutors on Wednesday charged Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth with DUI manslaughter, alleging the football player was driving drunk last month when he struck and killed a pedestrian in Miami Beach.

Blood tests revealed Stallworth had a blood alcohol level of .126 after the 7 a.m. March 14 crash, according to documents filed in the clerk’s office Wednesday. Florida’s legal limit is .08.

Stallworth, 28, who has cooperated with authorities since the crash, is expected to surrender Thursday morning.

His attorney, Christopher Lyons, declined comment.

Donte Stallworth Was Drunk

Posted: March 22, 2009 by streetsrusblogtalk in News, Sports
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Cleveland Brown wide receiver Donte Stallworth’s blood alcohol level was between .08 and .16 when he struck and killed a pedestrian in Miami on March 14. The legal limit is .08.