Ilgauskas Granted Continuance In DUI Case - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Ilgauskas Granted Continuance In DUI Case

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (AP) - Cleveland Cavaliers center Zydrunas Ilgauskas' arraignment on a drunken driving charge has been delayed.

The hearing was reset to Oct. 8 after Ilgauskas (pictured, above) sought a continuance at Wednesday's scheduled arraignment in Rocky River Municipal Court.

Ilgauskas, 27, of nearby Avon Lake, was stopped about 4 a.m. Sunday in Bay Village after a police officer saw a car being driven erratically. Ilgauskas failed a field sobriety test, Bay Village police Lt. John Dixon said.

A breath analysis showed Ilgauskas had a blood-alcohol level in excess of Ohio's legal limit of 0.10, Dixon said.

Ilgauskas was alone in the vehicle and cooperated with police, Dixon said.

The 7-foot-3 Ilgauskas played in 62 games last season after foot injuries limited him to just 29 in the previous three seasons.

Bay Village Prosecutor Gary Hotz did not attend the hearing and had no comment. Ilgauskas' lawyer, Henry Hilow, referred a call to the player's agent, Herb Rudoy, who declined comment.

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