Sport Police backtrack, say Cardinals GM didn't misidentify himself during DUI stop

16:35  12 july  2018
16:35  12 july  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The report stated that during a traffic stop the Cardinals executive claimed he's the team's director of security. But the Chandler, Arizona police department announced Wednesday that Keim didn ' t misidentify himself .

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The Steve Keim saga has taken another interesting turn.

Authorities have backtracked on the assertion that the Cardinals general manager lied about his identity during a DUI stop on July 4, adding in a statement released Wednesday that the police record would be corrected.

"After reviewing the BWC (body-worn camera) footage, Mr. Keim stated that a person by the name of (Shawn Kinsey) was their director of security and that he worked for the Arizona Cardinals," the statement read, via AZ Central.

It initially had been reported that Keim identified himself to a Chandler police officer as the team's director of security.

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Police report: Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim misrepresented himself in DUI arrest. Police say Steve Keim identified himself as the Cardinals ' security manager, was stopped nearly in front of his house and claimed to have two beers.

Cardinals general manager Steve Keim lied about his identity during a DUI stop on July 4, according to a new police report released Tuesday. Keim, who was cited and released from police custody without being booked into jail, identified himself to a Chandler police officer as the team's director of

Police first noticed Keim driving fast at 12:12 a.m. on July 4, but he admitted upon his arrival at the Chandler, Ariz., police station he had been drinking beer since 4 p.m. and had consumed about two IPAs in the hour before driving home.

Keim was cited during the traffic stop and released from police custody without being booked into jail. He released a statement July 7 apologizing for his actions.

Keim, 45, has been with the Cardinals since 1999 and was promoted to general manager in 2013.

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