Solo, 40, was found at a shopping center parking lot passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle with her 2-year-old twins inside. She was also charged with child abuse and resisting an officer in connection with the March 31 事件. According to the Winston Salem-Journal, her attorney Chris Clifton said the latter charges were voluntarily dismissed.
Solo received a suspended sentence of 24 months and an active sentence of 30 天, the Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. She was given 30 days credit for time she spent in an in-patient rehab facility and was ordered to pay $ 2,5000 in fines and a $ 600 fee for the cost of lab tests.
She was also told to get a substance abuse assessment and complete all recommended treatments.
In a statement released after the judge handed down her discipline, Solo said she took pride in being a mother and how she and her husband handled their kids during the pandemic, “it was incredibly hard and I made a huge mistake.”
“Easily the worst mistake of my life. I underestimated what a destructive part of my life alcohol had become,” 她说. “The upside of making a mistake this big is that hard lessons are learned quickly. Learning these lessons has been difficult, and at times, very painful.”
The two-time Olympic gold medalist was also arrested in 2014 in a domestic violence incident with her sister and her nephew in Washington state. 然而, the charges were dropped in 2018 after a lengthy appeals process.
Solo played on the U.S. national team from 2000 至 2016, sharing in a World Cup victory in 2015 and winning Olympic gold in 2008 in Beijing and 2012 在伦敦. She was a member of the team when the squad won silver and bronze in the 2011 和 2007 World Cups, 分别.
She left the national team following its 2016 exit from the Rio Olympics. She was suspended by U.S. Soccer for six months following the fallout from a match with Sweden.
Solo was the 2009 我们. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year.
Solo married former NFL player Jerramy Stevens in 2012 and the two have two children together.