Mizzou Coach Gary Pinkel Arrested for DWI

Categories: Crime, Mizzou
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Boone County Sheriff's Department
Pinkel was pickled, say police.
Chrissake, Gary! Has Mizzou's 5-5 season led you to the bottle? Or are you still celebrating Saturday's win over Texas? Either way, this doesn't look good for ‚Äčthe 
University of Missouri.

Major Tom Reddin of the Boone County Sheriff's Department tells Daily RFT this morning that deputies arrested Pinkel last night on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. According to Reddin, the deputies pulled over Pinkel in his Chevrolet Avalanche around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for signal and lane violations along Keene Avenue near Broadway in Columbia. 

Reddin says deputies had probable cause to believe that the coach was under the influence of alcohol and took him into custody. He would not comment as to whether Pinkel failed a breathalyzer or a field sobriety test. 

"We are not commenting on the evidentiary handling of the case," said Reddin. "We have forwarded that information to the prosecuting attorney's office." 

Reddin adds that the DUI arrest is the first time he knows that Pinkel has been arrested for drunk driving. Pinkel was released to his attorney at 12:03 a.m. after posting $500 bond.
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handsome jimmy
handsome jimmy

Just shows that Mizzou is not quite ready for the SEC...they cover that sorta shit up for their coaches down south.

Mizzou needs to up their game if they are gonna compete in the SEC.

bi bi
bi bi

I'm pretty sure there are A LOT of college towns where this would of been covered up. For christ sake look at what Penn State was hiding.

Sandusky
Sandusky

The officer reported that Pinkel had told him that he was in a hurry to get to a sale where he had heard "little boys pants were half off".

Tony
Tony

M-I-Z! D-W-I!

KittyLitterKing
KittyLitterKing

At least they took off his Mizzou visor before taking the mugshot.

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