Stonum ticketed for driving with suspended license one day before sentencing

ANN ARBOR (WXYZ) - Michigan wide receiver Darryl Stonum was ticketed for driving with a suspended license one day before he was scheduled to be sentenced for operating while visibly impaired.

According to Ann Arbor police, Stonum was stopped near Ann St. and Division St shortly after 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning and ticketed for driving with a suspended license at 9:15 a.m.

On Friday he was in court to be arraigned on the driving with a suspended license charge. he was also sentenced to 24 months probation and a one year suspended sentence for driving under the influence. He must also pay $1,230 in fines and court coast and $720 is probation oversight fees.

Stonum must also be assessed by a local substance abuse treatment facility within 7 days and follow all of their after care recommendations, including daily breath tests for 90 days. He must also participate in a MADD victim impact panel and a 12-step program. He must also submit to both random home visits and drug tests. He also cannot posess alcohol or drugs or drive.

In his plea deal, Stonum accepted an amended charge from operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

His plea agreement had included dropping a previous charge of driving with a suspended license.

Michigan coach Brady Hoke suspended Stonum indefinitely after he was arrested May 6.

When Stonum was a freshman in 2008, he was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.

He ended up in the Washtenaw County jail from June 4-7 last year because he didn't comply with terms of his probation.

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