FSU's Preston Parker arrested on DUI

Published: Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 3:11 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 3:11 p.m.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- Florida State football player Preston Parker is being held in a north Florida jail on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Tallahassee police arrested 21-year-old Parker early Saturday after officers found him passed out in his car in a McDonald's drive-thru lane.

According to police, Parker's blood alcohol content was 0.054 percent when tested at the Leon County jail. Florida's drunk-driving limit is 0.08 percent. Parker's urine sample was presumptive positive for marijuana.

A police news release states that Parker admitted to drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana.

Parker is being held on $500 bond. Jail records did not show any attorney listed for Parker.

Florida State athletics spokeswoman Tina Dechausay said the university would not comment Saturday.

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