BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver's charges of DWI and unlawfully carrying a weapon from his May 16 arrest near Houston, Texas have been dismissed.
According to KRIV's Mark Berman, the results of Oliver's blood test came back negative; there was no evidence of drugs in his system.
Houston attorney Gary Patterson says all charges against @BuffaloBills DT Ed Oliver, former @UHCougarFB star, stemming from his arrest May 16 in Montgomery County, are being dismissed. Oliver was arrested for DWI & unlawfully carrying a weapon : “The charges against Ed Oliver..” pic.twitter.com/s4SzIER5m1— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) July 22, 2020
On May 16, Oliver was driving dangerously in a construction zone and was pulled over. He spent the following night in the Montgomery County Jail.
The dismissal of the DWI charge leads to the dismissal of the unlawfully carrying a weapon charge, as well. The former affected the latter.
Both Oliver and the Bills responded to the charges being dismissed on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.
Now y’all go back and read this article knowing that all my blood work came back clean!!!but I had a beer can between my legs get the f*** out of here how does a 5’8 officer se inside a window above his head anyway 🤔 how do 5 cop cars show up before I take a sobriety test huh🤔 https://t.co/ITKSdaUz8I— Ed Oliver (@Edoliver_11) July 22, 2020
Oliver has since returned to Western New York in advance of the NFL's mandated training camp start date of July 28th.