A missed alcohol test prompted Las Vegas Judge Suzan Baucum on Wednesday to order Henry Ruggs III to appear in court next week.

The former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver is on house arrest as he awaits a preliminary hearing on two felony charges of driving under the influence causing death or serious injury, two felony charges of reckless driving and a misdemeanor weapon charge. 

Police say that Ruggs was driving his Corvette 156 mph early on Nov. 2 on a residential Las Vegas street while under the influence of alcohol before colliding into another car, rupturing the gas tank and killing driver Tina Tintor and her dog. According to police, Ruggs’ blood alcohol content was 0.16% on the night of the crash, twice the legal limit in Nevada. They also say they found a loaded handgun in the wreckage of his car. 

Henry Ruggs is required to undergo alcohol testing four times a day as part of his house arrest agreement. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, Pool, File)ASSOCIATED PRESSRuggs is subject to four-times-day alcohol testing

Ruggs, 22, was released on $150,000 bail to house arrest, but could be ordered back to jail as a result of his missed test. He’s been …read more


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