Flyers’ Evgeny Medvedev charged with DUI, drug possession
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Evgeny Medvedev has been charged with driving under the influence, possession of a controlled substance and use or possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with his April driving arrest, according to Philly.com.
Medvedev was charged with having a blood alcohol content of over double the legal limit, along with five misdemeanor DUI and drug charges. He was also cited for driving without a license, disregarding lane lines and not using his headlights.
Medvedev, 33, completed his first NHL season, earning $3 million with the Flyers. The Russian-national will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on the charges on June 15.