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Good Heavens, Those Arrested Players Sure Were Drunk

You can't put three mugshots on top of each other like that, P-C. It makes us do this.

More details are out about the arrests of James Ferentz, Tyler Christensen, and Zach Derby. No, nobody was streaking, but the brahsomeness was strong--strong... to quite strong--with these three:

According to University of Iowa Department of Public Safety Associate Director Bill Searls and criminal complaints, Zachary Merlin Derby, 19, and Tyler Allen Christiansen, 19, both of Hillcrest Residence Hall, approached an off-duty UI police officer and attempted to pick a fight with him. The incident happened about 2 a.m. in the Old Capitol Parking Ramp.
After being read his Miranda rights, police said Christensen admitted breaking off the arm of a parking ramp gate at the parking ramp.

Searls said while officers were speaking with Derby and Christensen, James Ferentz, 19, also of Hillcrest Residence Hall, came out of the parking lot and was “yelling and screaming,” though not necessarily at anyone. According to police reports, Ferentz had watery eyes and smelled of alcohol. Police said Ferentz had a blood-alcohol level of .160.

.160. That's twice the legal limit for driving. Impressive. Your move, Derby and Christensen.

Police said Derby had a blood-alcohol level between .207 and .211 percent.

HELLO! .211 is a special kind of drunk. At .211, it's lights out, turn on the Auto-Pilot, and pray nobody ends up dead.

You'll notice that Ferentz and Derby, despite blowing astronomical BACs, didn't get criminal mischief charges. Hell, Derby blows over the freaking Mendoza line, and he's not the wild one. Tragically, Christensen declined a breathalyzer test, so we don't get a number to put to this. We'll just say he'd have blown a NINE THOUSAND and roll with that instead.

Also, last weird detail: Ferentz and Derby pled not guilty. Um, good luck with that, guys.