If you're a professional athlete looking to get a DUI, Scottsdale's your place.
In the past few years, celebrity athletes such as Mike Tyson, Charles Barkley, and Seattle Seahawks tight-end Jerramy Stevens have found themselves on the wrong end of a breathalyzer in Scottsdale, and now we can add another name to the list.
Nikolai Khabibulin, goalie for the Edmonton Oilers, got pinched on February 8; police say he was speeding through Scottsdale, drunk, in his black Ferrari.
According to police documents, Khabibulin was caught doing 70 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone near Cheney Drive about 1 a.m. and when he was stopped, police determined he was drunk.
Khabibulin, an off-season Paradise Valley resident, signed a four-year, $15 million contract with the Oilers in July but has been out for much of the season with a back injury, which might explain what he's doing in the Valley in the middle of hockey season.
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Khabibulin was at or only slightly over the legal limit of .08. He was also charged with exceeding the speed limit by more than 20 mph.