Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama Bin Laden arrested for drunk driving


Robert O'Neill 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) The Navy SEAL who revealed that he fired the shot that killed Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, police in Montana said.

Butte police said that they have arrested 39-year-old Robert O'Neill, after being found sleeping at the wheel of his car.

O'Neill was charged with one count of driving under the influence. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $685.

According to the police, customers of a convenience store called 911 to report O'Neill, who was asleep at the wheel of the car on Friday around 2:30 a.m.

Officers who arrived at the scene, woke O'Neill, and noticed that he was acting strange. He was confused, and his actions were consistent with someone who might be under the influence of alcohol.

O'Neill denied that he was drinking, and said that he took sleeping pills. O'Neill failed a sobriety test. The officers took him to jail, where he refused a test to determine the level of alcohol in his blood.

O'Neill and a group of Navy SEALs, raided a compound in Afghanistan, where he shot and killed Osama Bin Laden, who was the mastermind behind the attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001.