Mark Grace Indicted of Felony DUI

Mark Grace, former player and broadcaster for the Arizona Diamondbacks, was indicted by a Grand Jury of four felony counts arising from an August DUI arrest in Scottsdale.  Grace was arrested in Scottsdale on August 23, 2012, around 9:00 pm after being pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence.  According to the Scottsdale Police Department, his BAC was 0.095, well above the legal limit of 0.08.

On October 3, 2012, a Grand Jury indicted Grace on four felony counts involving not only DUI but driving on a suspended license and driving without an ignition interlock device.  If he is convicted, Grace could face from 1 year to 3.75 years of jail time for each count, but may be allowed to serve the sentences concurrently since they relate to the same event.  The County Attorney’s Office released the indictment on Thursday.

Grace had previously been arrested for DUI on May 30, 2011, which resulted in a suspended driver license and requirement to have an ignition interlock device in his vehicle at all times.

On October 4, 2012, Diamondbacks CEO Derrick Hall released a statement announcing that Mark Grace would not be returning as a broadcaster.


Merrill, L. (2012, October 25). Mark grace indicted on 4 dui counts. azcentral.com. Retrieved from http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/20121025mark-grace-indicted-dui-counts.html

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