Tuesday, April 10, 2012 |
3 years ago
UPDATE, 4/11: He's been fired, per the Sun-Sentinel.
Original post, 4/10:
Last Thursday, prominent South Florida sports radio host Sid Rosenberg had a bad night. A really, really
bad night. You already know he was arrested and charged with DUI
and driving with a suspended license, but the details... woof.
According to police, Rosenberg -- the WQAM-AM (560) host whose license hath been suspended thrice -- was really, really drunk when he said he was on his way home from Tootsie's Cabaret, the Miami Gardens full-nudity strip club
, just after 2 a.m. Thursday. And then, police say, it got ugly.
Two Hollywood police officers found Rosenberg sitting in the driver's seat of his 2011 GMC Yukon -- the driver's side door was open, and the engine was running. Oh, and he was parked in the middle of 63rd Avenue. They called a third officer, Jon Cooke, who ended up writing the police report. I'll let him explain what (allegedly) happened next. Kids, don't let this be you:
When I arrived, I discovered the arrestee laying on the ground behind his vehicle. He was in the fetal position, with his fingers in his mouth. He appeared to be attempting to induce himself to vomit. I noticed vomit on his clothes, as well as inside and next to the driver door of his vehicle. I noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his breath and person. His speech was extremely slurred and he was crying. His face was flushed and his eyes were bloodshot.
After that, Cooke writes, Rosenberg agreed to a field sobriety test but then refused and "stated that he knew he would fail." He also refused to take a breathalyzer. Then he went to jail.
According to the Miami Herald, he's back on the air, and WQAM administrators said no action has been taken thus far.
And here's the report: