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Drake Britton faces up to year in jail

Updated: March 20, 2013, 8:51 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Drake Britton faces an April 12 hearing in Lee County Court on multiple misdemeanor charges for allegedly driving under the influence, reckless driving and DUI with property damage stemming from an incident here March 2.

The most serious of the charges, DUI and damage to property, is a first-degree misdemeanor in Florida and punishable by up to a year in jail, a fine of $1,000 or both. A first-offense DUI is punishable by up to six months ...

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