Bond Revocation Hearing For Cowboys’ Josh Brent

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Arriving 30 minutes early for a hearing on Friday morning, Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was in a Dallas courtroom to try and explain why the alcohol monitoring device that he had been wearing showed that he had been drinking.

Prosecutors wanted Brent’s bond for an Intoxication Manslaughter charge revoked. On Thursday, the Dallas District Attorney’s Office filed papers claiming that Brent had repeatedly violated the terms of his bond.

Lawyers in the office said that Brent’s ankle monitor showed signs of alcohol use at least four times. The monitor tests the wearer for alcohol every 30 minutes of every day. In court on Friday, prosecutors pointed to a number of occasions where Brent’s monitor detected low levels of alcohol.

However, defense attorneys on Friday morning were adamant that Brent had not been drinking, and said that common household items can register as alcohol to the…

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