Williams Played Defensive, Avoided DUI Charges

Chargers defensive lineman Jamal Williams will be charged with reckless driving instead of drunk driving.

Williams, 32, was pulled over for speeding in his Bentley on State Route 94 around 1:30 a.m. on February 1, but was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

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He refused a Breathalyzer test and was given a blood-alcohol test instead.

The test came back with a level of 0.07 percent, which is just under the state's legal limit of 0.08 percent.

The blood was drawn well after Williams’ arrest, meaning he could have been legally drunk at the time he was stopped, California Highway Patrol officials said.  But the City Attorney's Office doesn’t think that can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. 

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