Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas Arrested for a DUI

Posted by: The Lush Crush on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 Category Smashed-letes

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Jonas Valanciunas, the center for the Toronto Raptors, has been arrested for a DUI in Wasaga Beach, Canada on Monday, April 7, 2014.

Wasaga Beach is located in Ontario and it is a very popular hotspot.

According to the Ontario Provincial Police statement, “At about 2:30 am, OPP officers responded to a report of a silver car giong through a drive-through with open beer bottles inside. Police say they located the vehicle near a residence on Oxbow Park Rd. . . . The charge carries a $1,000 fine and one-year license suspension for first-time offenders.”

The Lush Crush has seen a lot of DUI stories in her day and she can tell you that a large number of people get arrested in a drive-thru. It is all too common.

The Raptors were made aware of the situation and they issued the following statement:

“We were made aware this morning of the incident involving Jonas Valanciunas and are disappointed he has put himself in this situation. We take this matter very seriously as we have the highest expectations for all members of our organization. At this time we are continuing to gather information and we will comment further when appropriate.”

Later on Monday, Valanciunas apologized for his actions. In a statement, he said:

“I hold myself to a high standard and take my role as a member of the Toronto Raptors very seriously. I apologize to the organization, my teammates, my family and my fans, and regret any negativity this incident has brought upon them.”

No court date for Valancuinas has been announced, but we shall keep you posted!

Source: NBA.SI.com

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