Report: Colts owner Jim Irsay carrying $29,000 when arrested
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay had nearly $30,000 in his possession when he was pulled over by police on March 16 and was confused about where his house was, according to a police report obtained by The Indianapolis Star.
According to the report, police found $29,029 in his vehicle, including $14,516 in a briefcase, $2,513 in Irsay's wallet and $12,000 in one of two "laundry" bags on the passenger's side floorboard. Police also found bottles containing prescription drugs in the Toyota Highlander Irsay was driving.
Police pulled Irsay over after observing him stopping in the middle of several streets for no apparent reason, according to the report.
Irsay had trouble standing up straight during field sobriety tests and the arresting officer said he "believed Irsay to be intoxicated on a substance other than alcohol."
Irsay, 54, was held for several hours on misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated and four preliminary counts of possession of a controlled substance and is currently receiving treatment at an out-of-state health care facility. He has not been formally charged.
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