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first_img Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   Haggans issued a written statement on his arrest andincarceration Wednesday.I would like to set the record straight as tothe reason for me spending time in Westmorland Countyjail. On April 21st of 2011, I was at a concert with mywife when I got a call from our babysitter that our 5 yearold daughter was having trouble breathing. She has beenon medicine and inhalers since she was born because of herunder developed lungs. The sitter was panicked. I hadbeen drinking and my wife was planning on driving homefrom the concert. But my wife was wandering around when Igot the call, and I couldn’t find her. I tried callingher within the concert, but had no luck getting a hold ofher. I needed to get home to my daughter immediately. Ifelt that my only choice was to drive home. While drivinghome, I sped and ran a red light, so I was pulled over.I, along with the officers, proceeded to my house andadministered the treatment and my daughter responded.In spite of the circumstances, I was issued a citation fortwo moving violations and suspicion of driving under theinfluence. As part of my agreement with the DistrictAttorney’s office, I have to spend 48 hours, plus sevenadditional nights in jail, to make restitution for mychoices. In hindsight, I should have found another wayhome, and I take full responsibility for my actions.If you have any additional questions, please contact myagent, Jeff Sperbeck at [email protected],Clark HaggansThe 12-year veteran re-signed with the Cardinals earlierthis month. Haggans registered 46 total tackles and threesacks in 2011, which was his fourth year with Arizona. Arizona Cardinals linebacker Clark Haggans reported toWestmoreland County Prison Wednesday morning to serve anine-day sentence for a 2011 DUI arrest.According to the PittsburghTribune-Review, Haggans will serve a mandatory 48hours,then will get work release for seven days.Haggans was arrested in April of 2011 in Maricopa Countyforspeeding and running a red light. The linebacker’s bloodalcohol level was reportedly more than .20 percent — ormore than twice the legal limit in the state of Arizona. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’last_img

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