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Leyritz jailed for drinking alcohol

Updated: February 13, 2009, 5:23 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Former major leaguer Jim Leyritz was arrested and jailed Friday after a judge revoked his bond for violating his pretrial release on a DUI manslaughter charge, authorities said.

Prosecutors filed a motion earlier in the week in Fort Lauderdale seeking to have Leyritz jailed as he awaits trial.

Authorities say a system in Leyritz's car that he has to blow in before starting it, and periodically while driving, recorded that he consumed alcohol four times ...

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