New video and details: Irsay booked into jail


HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Deputy Bryant Orem with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office has released video of Jim Irsay being brought to the Hamilton County Jail.

Irsay was arrested at 11:41 p.m. Sunday night in Carmel.  Irsay has been preliminarily charged with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

According to Carmel Police, Irsay was pulled over  in the 13000 block of Horseferry Road for driving slowly, stopping in the roadway and failing to signal a turn.

Officers found multiple prescription drugs in pill bottles. The pills didn’t match the labels on the bottles.

Police say Irsay then failed sobriety tests and was placed under arrest. Irsay faces four felony charges and one misdemeanor charge if convicted in the case.

Irsay’s bond was set at $22,500. A cash bond was posted for his release. He was released from jail around 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Irsay will appear in court for his initial appearance on March 26. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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