Abby Wambach on DUII: ‘The truth will come out’

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Abby Wambach on DUII: ‘The truth will come out’
Wednesday April 6th, 2016

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Former U.S. women's national soccer team star Abby Wambach held a press conference and touched on her recent arrest for a DUII in Portland, Ore.

“I know you all want to know all about what happened a couple nights ago, but unfortunately it's an ongoing case and a pending case,” Wambach said in a press conference. “It's something that I'm not really allowed to talk about the details of the situation unfortunately. I will at some point completely be transparent and the truth will come out. Trust me on that. I hope I'm good for my word on that.”

Her attorney submitted a "not guilty plea" on Tuesday.

According to her arraignment papers, Wambach told police that she tried cocaine and used marijuana 10 years ago, while she was a member of the USWNT. She also noted weekly alcohol use.

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Wambach, 35, was arrested in Portland on misdemeanor DUII charges after she was pulled over for failing to stop at a red light. She was booked at the Multnomah County Jail at 2:02 a.m. for driving under the influence of intoxicants. She was released after processing.

The former player later posted a message on her Facebook page taking responsibility for the incident and apologizing to family, friends and fans.

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