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Report: Brent's blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit

9:40 AM, Dec 13, 2012   |    comments
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A spokesman for the Irving Police Department said Wednesday that investigators may present the evidence they have in the case to the Dallas County district attorney's office as soon as Thursday. Irving police, who are not commenting on the case, have previously said that the 321-pound Brent failed his field sobriety tests immediately after the deadly crash. He refused a breathalyzer test but because his wreck resulted in a death, authorities could draw his blood against his will. Brent's blood alcohol level was reportedly 0.18.
The promoter for Dallas nightclub Privae boasted on Twitter Friday night that 12 Dallas Cowboys were in attendance and that the booze was in plentiful supply.

"These fools buying Ace on top of Ace!!!!" tweeted Kimesha Jackson, the promoter/event coordinator for the club. Ace is believed to be Ace of Spades, a champagne popular in nightclubs.

Using a blood alcohol calculator on Global RPH, a physician's reference site, it is estimated that a 320-pound man would need between 15 and 16 (5 oz.) drinks of champagne (Ace of Spades has 12.5% alc. volume) over a four hour period to reach a 0.18 level. It would take that size of a man 20 (12 oz.) beers or 20 (1.25 oz.) shots of liquor or a combination of both to reach similar intoxication in the same timeframe.

The Cowboys placed Brent on the reserve/non-football illness list Wednesday. Brent is facing charges of intoxication manslaughter, which carries a prison sentence of two to 20 years, along with a potential NFL suspension under the league's conduct policy.

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