Arizona Man to Sue After Wrongful DUI Arrest

Retired firefighter was taken into custody before a Breathalyzer test confirmed he was sober.
0:46 | 06/10/13

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An Arizona man arrested and charged with a DY even though he wasn't -- not only that. But he registered -- zero point zero blood alcohol content on a breast wiser but was still charged with driving while intoxicated. Jesse Thornton says he was driving late one night when he was pulled over. Officers say he'd looked like he was drunk because he had red eyes but -- says it's because he was coming back from only swimming session -- fitness. Still police made 64 year old take -- bright field test. Thornton says he couldn't walk -- straight line because of -- hip injury. But when they got the police station and toward registered -- zero blood alcohol contact the police still suspended his license now the charges have since been dropped but the -- is now suing the police department. Saying he was arrested for driving while black.

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