Falcons running back Michael Turner
was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding hours after Atlanta
on Monday Night Football
, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Turner was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail just after 5 a.m. ET Tuesday and was released two hours later on a $2,179 bond.
Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. Edwin Ritter told the Associated Press
that an officer pulled Turner over in his black Audi R8 on Interstate 85 northeast of Atlanta after clocking the car going 97 mph in a 65-mph zone.