Seahawks’ Lynch ‘s DUI case continued to July 5

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had a court date on Wednesday for a motion to suppress evidence in Alameda County Court, regarding charges filed against him for driving under the influence of alcohol in July of last year.

According to Teresa Drenick, assistant district attorney for the Alameda County District Attorney’s office, the motion to suppress was continued to July 5.

No trial date has been set.

Lynch, 26, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol early Saturday morning on July 14, 2012, when a police officer observed him driving north on Interstate 880 in Oakland, weaving in and out of lanes in a white Ford van, and nearly colliding with two cars.

After failing a preliminary sobriety test, Lynch was taken into custody and transported to the Alameda County Sheriff department’s north county jail in Oakland. Lynch submitted to a breathalyzer test, and the test came back positive that his blood alcohol content level was over the state’s legal limit of 0.08.

The Alameda County District Attorney’s office filed charges against Lynch for driving under the influence of alcohol on July 18, 2012.

Lynch pled not guilty to charges of allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol in Alameda County Superior Court last August.

Lynch was a no-show on the first day of organized team activities for the Seahawks this week. However, the Cal product did attend Phase II of the Seahawks’ offseason training program, and head coach Pete Carroll said he looked in shape and ready to go.

“This is voluntary,” Carroll said, when asked about Lynch not being at practice this week. “That’s what the rules and guidelines are all set up to be. Chris Clemons is rehabbing and he is not here and Marshawn is not here. We miss him and we’d like him to be here. This is a lot of fun and there is a lot of good stuff happening here.

“He’s in very good shape, he came in ten days ago and he’s in very good shape. He’s working in a very intense program in his area and he’s benefitting from it. We’d love to see everyone here.”

More in Sports

Kamiak senior’s 52-point outburst this season was historic

Carson Tuttle’s performance was one of the best in the history of current Wesco 4A and 3A schools.

Art Thiel: Carroll has no choice but to be ‘very aggressive’

With just two years left on his contract, the Seahawks coach has no choice but to go for it in 2018.

Dan Mack steps down as the head football coach at Kamiak

He served as the Knights’ head coach for 20 seasons

Falcons’ offensive coordinator Sarkasian to return in 2018

Former UW coach was the target of criticism as Atlanta’s offensive production declined this season

Police question friends of WSU quarterback who killed himself

The redshirt sophomore died Tuesday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

Wednesday’s prep results, with links to recaps

Here are Wednesday’s prep results, with links to recaps: BOYS BASKETBALL Northwest… Continue reading

Wednesday’s prep stars of the night

Here are Wednesday’s prep stars of the night: Carolyn Brunner, P, Kamiak… Continue reading

Conroy fills crucial role in center of UW bench

The Huskies fiery assistant coach serves as a bridge between coach Mike Hopkins and the players.

Area girls soccer players earn all-state honors

King’s Stella named the Class 1A MVP; a pair of Jackson players land spots on the 4A first team

Most Read