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Colts owner Jim Irsay arrested for DWI in Indiana

CARMEL, Ind. - Authorities say Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is in jail after being stopped on suspicion of drunken driving.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Department Deputy Bryant Orem says Irsay, 54, was arrested at 11:41 p.m. Sunday in the northern Indianapolis suburb of Carmel, reports CBS affiliate WISH.

Orem says the NFL team's owner is being held Monday morning at the jail in Noblesville on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance.

Bond was set at $22,500, reports WISH. According to the Hamilton County Jail, Irsay could post bail at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the earliest.

Carmel police Lt. Joe Bickel says he can't immediately release details about the arrest because he is gathering information.

Irsay lives in Carmel. He became the Colts owner in 1997 after the death of his father, Robert Irsay.

  • Crimesider Staff

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