Mizzou Head Coach Gary Pinkel Charged With DWI

Thursday November 17th, 2011

University of Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated, KOMU reports. Pinkel posted $500 bond and was released from Boone County jail.

Pinked was pulled over late last night for lane and signal violations. According to the sheriff’s department, the DWI is Pinkel’s first offense and the coach was cooperative throughout the process.

The athletic department has yet to issue a statement on the arrest.

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