Brian France arrested for DUI, drug possession

NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France was arrested and charged with DUI early Monday in New York according to a report from TMZ

France, 56, was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening by Sag Harbor Village police for aggravated driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree.

During the arrest, France name-dropped some powerful people he knows, including President Trump, according to TMZ. He was arraigned Monday at Sag Harbor Village Justice Court and released.

During the traffic stop, police determined France was operating his vehicle "in an intoxicated condition, Drake said".

We're told France's blood alcohol level was more than TWICE the legal limit. They claimed that after arresting him, they discovered oxycodone pills on his person.

Bills trade for WR Corey Coleman
Now Coleman will need to take that step with the Bills , where he will need to get acclimated to Buffalo's offense in short order. In Cleveland, Coleman was expected to play behind Josh Gordon and Jarvis Landry , assuming Gordon is ready for Week 1.

At this time, neither France nor NASCAR appear to have commented on the arrest. His arrest occurred mere hours after Chase Elliott prevailed at Watkins Glen International to earn his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory.

The National Associated for Stock Car Auto Racing can safely describe itself as a family business.

NASCAR released a statement Monday (via The Associated Press) saying, in part, the organization was "aware of the incident" and "in the process of gathering information". Brian France became CEO in 2003. France's grandfather Bill Sr.

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