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Friday, May 08, 2009

Mets player Angel Pagan arrested for traffic violations in Martin County

“Pagan baby, take me for a ride”

New York Mets baseball player Angel Pagan has been arrested for traffic violations, according to Florida Highway Patrol arrest report.

On Thursday troopers stopped Pagan, 27, for speeding on Interstate 95 when during a license check deputies learned he was driving on a suspended license and had several warrants, the report states.

The report did not say how fast Pagan was traveling. He is rehabbing from elbow surgery at the Mets facility in Port St. Lucie.

Pagan had a valid Arizona’s license but also has a suspended Florida license for not paying a traffic fine on June 15, 2005 in St. Lucie County, the report states. Pagan was on the disabled list following surgery to have a bone spur removed from right elbow. He is rehabbing from elbow surgery at the Mets facility in Port St. Lucie.

Also, he had a failure to appear traffic summons on Oct. 22 in Martin County and a Martin County warrant for failure to appear for driving while license is suspended, the report states.

Repoz Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:04 AM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rich Rifkin I Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:32 AM (#3170296)
I liked the last part of this story:
New York Mets baseball player Angel Pagan has been arrested for traffic violations, according to Florida Highway Patrol arrest report. ... Pagan told officers he was not worried about the arrest, as he has many gods looking out for him at the moment.
   2. Lassus Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:48 AM (#3170310)
Pagan told officers he was not worried about the arrest, as he has many gods looking out for him at the moment.

Mithras, Chernobog, and Tiwaz.
   3. He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB) Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:54 AM (#3170312)
i'll drive a hundred miles an hour, as long as i've got the almighty power, sitting on the dashboard of my car ...
   4. Rich Rifkin I Posted: May 08, 2009 at 05:59 AM (#3170315)
Two Florida Highway Patrol officers once pulled over this guy, too, for traffic violations. However, they released him immediately and he was never charged. The officers refused to explain why. Both quit the force the next day and joined the seminary, which was weird for cops named Silverberg and Schwartz.
   5. Hugh Jorgan Posted: May 08, 2009 at 06:28 AM (#3170328)
It really is gold isn't it? His name is the ironical Angel Pagan and he's being looked after by his many gods....seriously you just can't make this stuff up.
   6. BeanoCook Posted: May 08, 2009 at 08:32 AM (#3170359)
I'm betting Angel has a sense of humor and was only joking.
   7. Chris in Wicker Park Posted: May 08, 2009 at 10:16 AM (#3170366)
Well, this insightful commentary has lead to me getting a banner ad for the Book of Mormon. Well played. Also, Tix Nix to fight my ticket. And for a discount David Wright jersey.
   8. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: May 08, 2009 at 10:51 AM (#3170369)
any relation to Jose?

EDIT: when Alvin Dark was manager of the Giants, he actually called Jose "PAY-gun" as opposed to pa-GAHN, which is how everyone else pronounciated it

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