ARLINGTON, Texas – Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested and charged with DWI early Tuesday morning. (Grapevine Police Department)
A very credible witness informed me that Ratliff was last seen at a bowling alley in Euless, Texas, before his black Ford F-150 truck struck an 18-wheeler in Grapevine, Texas.
The bowling alley in question does serve alcohol, as allowed by TABC permits.
Ratliff was the only occupant of the vehicle, and was not injured in the crash. He was arrested after officers who responded to the scene determined he was intoxicated. Raliff was arraigned, and bonded out of jail Tuesday morning.
A breath sample to determine intoxication was refused, according to Grapevine Police Department senior officer Sam Shemwell. A search warrant was requested, and allowed to draw blood, but toxicology results still are pending. Police did determined that Ratliff was at fault in the crash.
Will update as more details become available.