Olsen arrested on DUI and other charges
Florida Marlins pitcher Scott
Olsen was arrested in Miami on DUI charges, resisting arrest and
fleeing the police.
Scott Olsen, the pitcher of Florida Marines, was arrested
on Saturday after refusing to pull over and getting into a fight
with police officers. Olsen was booked in Dade county jail on
the charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and
fleeing and eluding police officer. He was released late today
on $11,000 bond.
According to the police, Olsen was clocked
doing 48mph in a 35mph zone around 3:40 am and when the police
officer attempted to pull the 23-year-old Olsen, he continued
driving for another mile, running a stop sign, and stopping in
front of his home in suburban Miami. Scott Olsen then got out of
his car and sat in a chair no his porch. When the police officer
approached him, Olson start kicking the cop, and a stun gun had
to be used to subdue the rowdy pitcher.
This is the latest jewel in the escapades
of Scott Olsen, who just got back on Friday after a two game
suspension for a confrontation with teammate and fellow pitcher
Sergio Mitre. And earlier year, Olsen was fined an
unspecified amount in June for making an obscene gesture toward
fans in Milwaukee.
"There's a legal process that has to be
followed and we're going to take all the necessary precautions
and steps and let the legal process pave the way. We're going to
have to work on it, and that's all I really have to say," Olsen
said in a statement Saturday before the game against the
Published on 07/21/2007