Chris Dudley was arrested in 1985 bar incident, police report shows

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Kavanaugh was an undergrad at Yale at the time of the incident and was questioned, along with four others, by the New Haven (Connecticut) Police Department, but not arrested.

As Ludington recalls, the group were drinking heartily when they spied a fellow bar patron that they felt resembled UB40's lead singer, and were staring at the man in an attempt to figure out if that was indeed who he was.

In fact, regarding Kavanaugh, the police report shows that a 21-year-old man alleged to police that Kavanaugh threw ice on him "for some unknown reason".

Dudley, a Yale basketball player who played for both the Knicks and New Jersey Nets, denied throwing the glass, according to the report, and there's no indication that charges were filed.

The report states New Haven cops questioned Kavanaugh about whether he threw ice at the victim, Dom Cozzolino, at an off-campus bar. Parts of the incident are corroborated by a police report. I did not observe the specific incident in question, but I do remember Brett frequently drinking excessively and becoming incoherently drunk. "But I did not drink beer to the point of blacking out", he said during his testimony. Ludington said he often saw Kavanaugh "staggering from alcohol consumption", and said he often became "belligerent and aggressive" while drinking.

Opposition Democrats have accused the administration of trying to limit the scope of the inquiry, amid media reports that Judge Kavanaugh's third accuser - Julie Swetnick - would not be interviewed.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Kavanaugh's former Yale classmate Charles "Chad" Ludington said Kavanaugh had "mischaracterized" his college drinking in his testimony before the Senate Judiciary committee last week, which is now looking into several allegations of sexual assault against the judge. "She is not a newsroom reporter", the spokesperson for The Times said.

Drinking as a college student is hardly unique and Ludington said he had no thought of making his story public when Kavanaugh was first nominated to the nation's highest court.

"I then tried to pull Chris back, and a bunch of other guys tried to pull the other guy back", he continued.

"I will say it again, we drank in college".

Lying under oath in the Senate hearing is perjury and would end Mr Kavanaugh's bid for the Supreme Court.

Democrats want to find evidence that Kavanaugh drank so much that he blacked out occasionally, in order to negate his forceful denials that he never attacked Christine Blasey Ford or anyone else.

The professor also said Judge Kavanaugh "was often belligerent and aggressive" when drunk.

That bar episode and others were something Ludington didn't find "very attractive" and he found himself drifting away from Kavanaugh as a friend.