Red Sox relief pitcher charged with drunk driving in Fla.

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March 23, 2012, 12:34 pm

(NECN) – Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Bobby Jenks has been charged with drunk driving in Florida.

He was arrested early Friday morning in Fort Myers after an accident.

Jenks is charged with operating under the influence, causing property damage and leaving the scene.

He is currently on the Red Sox 60-day disabled list.

Red Sox released this statement:

“We have been made aware of a situation regarding Bobby Jenks and take such matters seriously.  We are gathering information and will refrain from further comment at this time.”

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