MLAX : Midfielder addresses drinking problem in court

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments UPDATED: Feb. 2, 1:20 a.m.Syracuse men’s lacrosse player Kevin Drew told a City Court judge on Wednesday he is making significant progress responding to a drinking problem that led to his arrest in October.The senior defensive midfielder told presiding Judge Vanessa Bogan he hasn’t had an alcoholic drink in 100 days and has since completed a 28-day inpatient treatment program, said Gary Sommer, Drew’s defense lawyer.Drew’s last drink was on Oct. 24, Sommer said. This was the day Drew was charged with driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and numerous other traffic violations.Drew was driving the car of SU men’s lacrosse head coach John Desko without the coach’s knowledge when he was pulled over. When police forced Drew out of the vehicle, he took an aggressive stance and officers took him to the ground, according to police records.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textDrew, 21, was suspended from the team the day after the incident and then withdrew from SU. Drew returned to the university and the lacrosse team for the start of spring practice on Jan. 12. Desko said on men’s lacrosse media day Jan. 12 that he made a difficult decision and allowed Drew to rejoin the team.Drew’s lawyer, Sommer, said in court that Drew has dealt with his drinking problem more aggressively than many of the other students he has represented.At Sommer’s request, Judge Bogan adjourned the case to March 20. Sommer said outside the courtroom that he made the request so he would have time to try and negotiate a resolution to the case with the district attorney’s office with the evidence that Drew is voluntarily addressing his drinking problem.Drew played in all 17 games for SU last season and was named to the All-Big East Second Team. He registered six goals, an assist, 33 ground balls and 11 caused [email protected]center_img Published on January 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm Contact Liz: [email protected] | @3sawyerlast_img read more

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STORMWATCH: ESB POWER UPDATE – 7,200 HOMES STILL CUT OFF

first_imgESB Networks staff have worked in dreadful conditions in an effort to restore power to homes across Co Donegal.Across the evening 12,000 homes lost power. Around 7,200 are still without power.As of 11,30pm the following faults were still in place: * Convoy 29 homes – estimated repair before 1pm Thursday* Rossgeir 90 homes – no estimated time* Gortlee – 108 houses – estimated repair before 12.30pm Thursday* Creeslough – 3,742 homes – no estimated repair time. * Gweedore – 1,367 homes – no estimated time*  Burtonport – 486 customers – no estimated repair time* Dungloe – 1,461 homes – no estimated repair time* Donegal Town – 33 customers – no estimated repair time. STORMWATCH: ESB POWER UPDATE – 7,200 HOMES STILL CUT OFF was last modified: December 18th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:200 HOMES STILL CUT OFFSTORMWATCH: ESB POWER UPDATE – 7last_img read more

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