Richard Sherman arrest: Latest news, updates on Amazon Prime analyst and former Seahawks star’s suspected DUI

Former NFL cornerback and current Amazon Prime analyst Richard Sherman has been arrested for a suspected DUI in Washington state, per multiple reports.

Sherman, 35, was booked in the King County Jail around 4 a.m. PT (7 a.m. ET) Saturday, Fox 13 sports director Aaron Levine reported. The investigation is ongoing, and no details will be released until the case has been filed by the prosecutor’s office, Levine added.

In 2021, Sherman was arrested after he crashed his SUV in a construction zone and attempted to break into his in-laws’ house near Seattle. He was charged with five misdemeanors — second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree malicious mischief, resisting arrest, driving under the influence and reckless endangerment of roadway workers.

Sherman ultimately pleaded guilty to one count of negligent driving and one count of criminal trespass.

Here’s the latest on his 2023 arrest.

Richard Sherman arrest news, updates

Sherman was arrested Saturday morning for suspicion of driving under the influence, the Washington State Patrol confirmed to Fox 13 Seattle.

No charges have been filed against Sherman as of Saturday afternoon, per the Fox 13 report, and the investigation is still underway.

According to the King County Jail, Sherman was arrested under state law 46.61.502, which classifies driving under the influence as driving under the following conditions:

  • with a blood alcohol level (BAC) of .08 or higher within two hours after driving
  • with a blood THC level of 5 nanograms per millileter within two hours after driving
  • while under the influence of or affected by intoxicating liquor or drugs
  • while under the combined influence of or affected by intoxicating liquor and any drug

Sherman started his NFL career with the Seahawks, playing for Seattle from 2011 to 2017 and winning the 2014 Super Bowl with the team. He played four more seasons in the NFL, three with the 49ers and one with the Buccaneers. 

He has spent the last two seasons working with the broadcast team for Amazon Prime’s Thursday night slate of NFL games.

This post will be updated as more information is reported.

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