Tuesday, November 4, 2003
Doctor failed four field sobriety tests
WORCESTER, Mass. -- Boston Red Sox team doctor William
Morgan was arrested on drunken driving charges after police said
his car was swerving on a highway and they found a nearly empty
glass of wine in the front seat.
Morgan failed four field sobriety tests when arrested Sunday night,
state police spokesman Lt. Paul Maloney said.
Morgan was released on personal recognizance Sunday night and
was arraigned Monday on charges of driving under the influence and
drinking alcohol from an open container in a car. He did not immediately return a message left at his home
Morgan, a nationally known hand surgeon, is head of
orthopedic surgery at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton.
Calls to the hospital were referred to spokesman Steve Danehy, who
had no immediate comment.
Red Sox officials were aware of the arrest but the team had no
comment, spokesman Kevin Shea said Tuesday.