Chargers Star Accused of DUI Enters Plea

A San Diego Chargers star accused of driving under the influence enters a plea in the case.

Wide receiver Vincent Jackson pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two charges of driving under the influence. Neither Jackson nor his attorney had to appear in court for to enter the plea, which was done by Jackson's lawyer via fax.

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Jackson, on probation from a 2006 DUI conviction, faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and-or drugs and driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher.

Jackson was arrested Jan. 6, five days before the Chargers were eliminated from the playoffs by the eventual Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers. In an unrelated case, Chargers defensive tackle Jamal Williams was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Feb. 1.

Jackson is due back in court on March 23.

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