MILTON, Fla. -- Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon will be
arraigned next month on a drunken driving charge.
McMahon, who led the Chicago Bears to a 1986 Super Bowl victory,
can enter a plea on December 18th. He faces a penalty ranging from
probation to 60 days in the Santa Rosa County Jail.
McMahon was released from the jail on a $500 bond hours
after his arrest early Sunday in Navarre.
Sheriff's spokesman Jerry Henderson says authorities received
two calls from citizens reporting that a pickup truck was cutting
through traffic and nearly causing accidents.
Henderson says McMahon failed a field sobriety test and had a
blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit. One
breathalyzer exam put his blood-alcohol level at 0.261 and another had it at 0.258. The legal limit is 0.08.