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Brashear has license suspended 180 days

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Philadelphia Flyers enforcer
Donald Brashear pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of refusing to
take a blood-alcohol test and unsafe operation of a motor vehicle.

In exchange for the guilty pleas, prosecutors dropped a drunken
driving charge against Brashear. A charge of careless driving was
downgraded to unsafe operation.

Brashear was sentenced to 12 hours of alcohol counseling and had
his license suspended for 180 days by Municipal Judge Michael
Diamond. Brashear must also pay fines and court fees.

Brashear was arrested Dec. 19, hours after a Flyers' loss, and
charged with driving drunk, a crime punishable in New Jersey by up
to 30 days in jail for first offenders.

Brashear refused to submit to a blood-alcohol test, authorities
said.

Brashear's lawyer, Charles Nugent, said his client maintains he
was not driving drunk when he was pulled over.