Seahawk lineman Damontre Moore charged with DUI

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) sacks Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor as Seahawks' Damontre Moore (97) closes in, during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Bills 31-25. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE -- Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Damontre Moore has been charged with DUI and driving with a suspended license.

A Washington state trooper arrested him early on the morning of Dec. 17 on Interstate 90 at Richards Road in Bellevue.

Court documents say the trooper first noticed Moore's car because how fast it was driving. It was pulling away from the trooper even though he was going 81 mph. Moore's car was eventually clocked at 77 mph in a 60-mph zone, court documents say.

The back of Moore's car "shifted violently" as he avoided slower cars., the trooper wrote in court documents.

The trooper said Moore's car smelled of marijuana and alcohol. Moore, who was wearing a Seahawks wristband, said he had been with teammates.

He said someone else had smoked the marijuana and that he had had three drinks.

Tests showed a blood alcohol concentration of 0.087. The legal limit is 0.08.

Moore, 24, has played in four games this year, registering a half sack. Moore began his career with the New York Giants in 2013.

But he has since been injured.

Arraignment is set for J 8:30 a.m. Jan. 9 in King County District Court in Redmond.

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