Kentucky Sports Talker Fired After DUI
March 16, 2006 at 6:01 AM (PT)
Talk WVLK-A/LEXINGTON, KY sports talk host TIM WOODBURN has been fired after his arrest for DUI and running from police, reports the LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER. WOODBURN entered a not guilty plea MONDAY after his arrest SATURDAY and asked CUMULUS for a 30 day leave of absence to go to rehab but was fired instead.
LEXINGTON police allege that WOODBURN cut off a police cruiser, then procceded to drive erratically and refused to stop when the police car turned on its emergency lights, finally stopping, whereupon he got out of his car and ran away. The report says that WOODBURN was arrested when he fell while trying to scale a fence. WOODBURN tells the HERALD-LEADER that he plans to enter rehab in COLORADO on MARCH 26.