Irsay checks into facility following arrest

Jim Irsay seen leaving the Hamilton County Jail on Monday, March 17, 2014. (WISH Photo)
Jim Irsay seen leaving the Hamilton County Jail on Monday, March 17, 2014. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Colts owner Jim Irsay has voluntarily checked into a facility, following his arrest on Sunday night.

Avis Roper, Senior Director of Communications with the Colts, said Tuesday afternoon that Irsay “checked into a highly-respected health care facility and is committed to undergoing the treatment and care necessary to help him meet his challenges head-on.”

STORY | Documents show Irsay battled Rx drug abuse for decades

Roper said Irsay, his family, and the Colts organization are thankful for the support from fans and the Indiana community.

WTHITV.com 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.

blog comments powered by Disqus