Thursday, March 16, 2006
Adams enters not guilty plea on DUI charges
TUCSON, Ariz. -- An attorney for Arizona's Hassan Adams has
entered an innocent plea for his client to charges of drunken
driving and speeding.
Neither Adams, who is in Philadelphia with the Wildcats for a
first-round NCAA Tournament game on Friday, nor attorney Stephen P.
Waitt appeared in court on Wednesday for arraignment. But a notice
of appearance was delivered to the judge, canceling the need for
Adams to appear.
The senior and team-leading scorer was arrested March 5 on
suspicion of driving 40 mph in a 30-mph zone near the university.
Two breath tests he took showed alcohol levels of 0.121 and 0.124,
according to police. The presumed level of impairment in Arizona is
Adams was suspended for the Pac-10 tournament but will be
available for Friday's game against Wisconsin.