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Michael Turner

Atlanta Falcons Star

Arrested for DUI

9/18/2012 5:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was arrested for DUI early this morning ... hours afters he helped crush Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football.

Turner -- who rushed for 42 yards and a TD in the MNF victory -- was initially pulled over in his black Audi R8 around 4:06 AM for speeding ... 97 in a 65.

During the stop, officers detected the presence of alcohol and arrested the 30-year-old NFL star for driving under the influence.

Law enforcement tells TMZ ... Turner refused to submit to a breathalyzer test.

Turner -- who's in the 5th year of a 6-year, $34 million contract -- was hauled to Gwinnett County Jail ... but was released two hours later on $2,179 bond.

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7:11 AM PT -- The Falcons just released a statement saying, "We are aware of the situation involving Michael and are in the process of gathering more information. Because this is now a legal matter, the club will have no further comment at this time.”

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31.

His Prince Michael    

@JoeCrabs: If you're attempting to communicate with me - you will refrain from using vulgar-language.
I'm not your team-mate, girl-friend, nor "homie".


It what I was alluding to -in my previous-post - escapes you, communicate this. Indeed, what I was referring to, is well-beyond your scope of responsibility.

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582 days ago
32.

chasewalshsl    

Turner needs on losing some weight instead of hitting back the booze.

582 days ago
33.

Keith Maurice    

Turner was initially pulled over in his black Audi R8 around 4:06 AM for speeding ... 97 in a 65.

During the stop, officers detected the presence of alcohol and arrested the 30-year-old NFL star for driving under the influence.

Law enforcement tells TMZ ... Turner refused to submit to a breathalyzer

His official ticket will only be for speeding (reckless driving). Mike never submitted to a breathalyzer. Good move Mike. Too bad you're the only person that was either in the game or at the game that thinks that beer and football go hand in hand. Shame on you Mikey !

582 days ago
34.

Winwin189    

I wanted the attention after Monday night football. Keeps his name phat for weeks.

582 days ago
35.

leavekevinalone!    

Child please!

582 days ago
36.

Ana    

I'm sorry but I must of misunderstood something, how is a 27-21 a 'crushing'. Manning almost made an incredible come back.

582 days ago
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