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It’s been a scandal-filled 2011 college football calendar year, one that seemingly just will not come to an end. What started with potential major violations at Ohio State, Oregon and Miami and evolved into potentially one of the biggest news stories of the last decade at Penn State, took another twist Wednesday night, when a major college football coach- one known for his “integrity”- was arrested and charged with a DWI.
That coach was Missouri’s Gary Pinkel, who was arrested at 10 p.m. local time on a DWI charge, and was later released on bond.
This from Missouri NBC affiliate KOMU.com:
COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 has confirmed Boone County sheriff deputies arrested MU football coach Gary Pinkel Wednesday night for DWI. Pinkel posted a $500 bond and was released from the Boone County Jail.
Deputies pulled Pinkel over for lane and signal violations on Keene Street near Broadway around 10 p.m. The sheriff's department said this is Pinkel's first offense, and deputies said he was c...
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Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated late Wednesday.
Pinkel, 59, was stopped on Keene Street in Columbia, Mo., at about 10:15 p.m. because of lane and signal violations, Boone County Sheriffs Department Chief Deputy Major Tom Reddin said.
At the time, Pinkel was the lone person in his Chevrolet Avalanche. Reddin said deputies developed...
Suspended Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving.
Boone County court records show that Pinkel was charged on Friday and pleaded guilty the same day. He was arrested in Columbia on Wednesday night and suspended without pay the next day for the final home game of the season.
Pinkel will likely receive a 30-day suspended sentence...
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel was suspended a week by the school and he will be prevented from collecting a bowl bonus after he pleaded guilty to a DUI charge. Pinkel was driving about 30 mph on the highway Wednesday night, leading to him being pulled over. He failed to signal on a lane change, [...]
Suspended Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel says he ''failed miserably'' as a role model after his recent drunken-driving arrest and guilty plea.
Pinkel publicly discussed his Nov. 16 arrest and subsequent conviction for the first time Monday, meeting with reporters at his attorney's office.
Pinkel did not coach during Missouri's win over Texas Tech on...
Missouri's head football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested last night on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. This was Pinkel's first offense. He posted $500 bond. He was alone in his vehicle when he was pulled over.
Today, Pinkel released the following statement:
"Last night after practice, I met some friends for dinner. After dinner, I was stopped by a Boone County...
Arkansas Razorbacks: At around 10:30 P.M. last night, Missouri Tigers football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested for a DWI. He was arrested by law enforcement in Boone County, the same county where Missouri campus resides. In August 2010, Pinkel suspended two Mizzou players for DWIs. Will [...]
Missouri Tiger’s head football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested last night by Boone County sherrif deputies for a DWI. Pinkel was pulled over in Columbia around ten o’clock last night.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Wednesday night.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel offered a public apology Thursday after his overnight arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel offered a public apology Thursday after his overnight arrest on suspicion of drunken driving. Boone County Sheriff's Office records show that deputies pulled Pinkel over in Columbia, Mo., and jailed him Wednesday night on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Missouri has suspended coach Gary Pinkel for Saturday's home game against Texas Tech and frozen his salary for a year following his overnight arrest on suspicion of drunk driving.