Seahawks backup QB Portis arrested for DUI

Seahawks backup QB Portis arrested for DUI

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Quarterback Josh Portis #2 of the Seattle Seahawks rolls out against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on August 18, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on May 20, 2013 at 12:28 PM

Updated Monday, May 20 at 2:31 PM

Seahawks backup quarterback Josh Portis was arrested May 5 for allegedly driving under the influence.

The Washington State Patrol said Portis was pulled over at 9:26 p.m. on May 5 after a trooper saw him driving 80 mph in a 60 mph zone while exiting the Mount Baker Tunnel on eastbound Interstate 90.

Two blood tests found Portis’ blood alcohol level was .092 and .078. The legal limit is .080.

Portis was allegedly charged with a gross misdemeanor.

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