Found December 13, 2012 on
from Peter J. Wallner of Mlive,
Detroit Red Wings prospect Riley Sheahan pleaded guilty today to the super drunk offense of operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of .17 or more.
Charges of displaying or using false identification and driving the wrong way on Ottawa Avenue were dismissed.
Sheahan, who plays for the Grand Rapids Griffins, was in Grand Rapids District Court on Thursday, Dec. 13, before Judge Jeanine N. LaVille.
According to a clerk at the 61st district court, Sheahan had to pay a $1,325 fine be today and agreed to complete 49 hours on a work crew, attend a victim impact class and serve 12 months of probation.
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A Detroit Red Wings prospect has pleaded guilty to drunken driving following his arrest in a Teletubby costume in western Michigan.
The 61st District Court says Riley Sheahan pleaded guilty Thursday to operating a car with a blood-alcohol level of 0.17 or higher. He was placed on probation for a year and sentenced to 49 hours on a work crew.
Sheahan, who plays for the Grand Rapids...
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