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Thursday, August 24, 2006

Solich's DUI stands, 'date rape' drug or not

ATHENS, Ohio - A judge refused to let Ohio coach Frank Solich withdraw his no contest plea Wednesday to a drunken driving charge, finding that there was ample evidence to support the offense. Solich had asked to drop the plea based on his claim that he was not drunk but was slipped the "date rape" drug GHB. Judge William Grim of Athens County Municipal Court found that even if he had ingested the drug, Solich was under the influence of alcohol after drinking more than three margaritas in less than three hours on an empty stomach. "While defendant now regrets that decision, such regret, by itself, does not entitle him to a replay," Grim said. "Fourth and goal decisions are difficult and sometimes regretted, but usually final nonetheless." Solich's attorney, Sam Shamansky, said no appeal is planned.

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