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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay enters rehab

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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has voluntarily checked into a 'highly respected' health-care facility and is receiving treatment.

Irsay is currently facing four felony charges after he was arrested late on Sunday on suspicion of intoxicated driving.

If found guilty, Irsay could face six months to three years in prison on each count.

Irsay was caught in possession of four Schedule IV drugs which don't necessarily prompt addiction according to the Drug Enforcement Agency.

This is not the first time Irsay has been associated with substance abuse after admitting he had become dependant on painkillers back in 2002.

Carlie Irsay-Gordon is currently the principle of authority with Jim Irsay incapacitated and the team have released a statement saying he: "is committed to undergoing the treatment and care necessary to help him meet his challenges head-on,"

The Colts organization claimed them and the Irsay family are : "are all deeply appreciative of the incredible outpouring of support and compassion from our fans and the Indiana community."

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