Ratliff Arrested And Charged With DWI After Crash

Jay Ratliff, who played in just six games in 2012 because of injuries, was arrested and charged with DWI early Tuesday after crashing his pickup truck into an 18-wheeler.

Cowboys starting nose tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested and charged with DWI in the early morning hours Tuesday after he crashed his 2011 Ford pickup truck into a 18-wheeler, according to Grapevine, Texas police senior officer Sam Shemwell.

Ratliff and the driver of the tracker trailer were not injured, according to Shemwell.

Police arrived in the 2800 block of East State Highway 114 at 12:36 a.m. to investigate a crash. Police, according to Shemwell, upon an investigation of the crash, arrested Ratliff after allegedly determining he was intoxicated.

Ratliff was bonded out of a Grapevine jail on Tuesday morning.

Cowboys officials, in Mobile watching practices for Saturday’s Senior Bowl, declined comment. Ratliff’s agent, Mark Slough, declined comment.


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