Bruce Springsteen has DWI charges dropped, pleads guilty to drinking tequila in federal park in N.J.
Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty Wednesday to drinking shots of tequila at Sandy Hook federal park last year, but had two other charges of drunken and reckless driving charges dropped because his blood alcohol content was found to be well below the legal limit.
Prosecutors said they could not meet the legal burden for drunken driving, revealing the 71-year-old’s blood alcohol content was .02, well below the .08 threshold.
Wearing a dark blazer with button-down dress shirt under a crew neck sweater, Springsteen sat next to his lawyer, Mitchell Ansell, during the virtual appearance before Magistrate Judge Anthony Mautone.
He answered a few brief questions from his lawyer and admitted he drank alcohol on Nov. 14, 2020 within a “closed area” of Sandy Hook park where drinking was…