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Third UH football player arrested for alleged drunk driving

By Stephen Tsai

LAST UPDATED: 1:34 p.m. HST, Jul 7, 2012

For the third time in four months, a University of Hawaii football player was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.

Punter Alex Dunnachie was arrested at 2:40 this morning at the corner of King and Piikoi streets.

He was released at 4:30 a.m. after posting $500 bail.

Head coach Norm Chow expressed anger and disappointment, but said he would await an inquiry into the matter before commenting.

Backup quarterback Cayman Shutter was arrested on March 28. He pleaded no contest to a DUI charge last month and was ordered to attend a driver's education class and drug-awareness sessions. Chow suspended Shutter for the first four games of the 2012 season.

Backup linebacker Alema Tachibana was arrested for alleged drunk driving on June 16. He is set to appear in District Court on July 16. Chow has said he will not decide on Tachibana's punishment until after the court hearing.

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