Patrick Mahomes Speaks About His Father’s Recent DWI Arrest In Tyler, TX
The Star Quarterback Was Asked About The Incident During Super Bowl Opening Night.
Patrick Mahomes II is about to head up against the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas this weekend but his Dad, former MLB player Patrick Mahomes Sr., has garnered all the attention for his recent DWI arrest in Tyler.
Patrick Mahomes Sr. Was Arrested In Tyler Saturday Feb. 4th.
Patrick Mahomes Sr. was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated 3rd or more.
According to KLTV, Mahomes’ vehicle was witnessed around 7:55 p.m. driving slower than other traffic in the area by the arresting officer before the stop.
The arrest affidavit added that Mahomes’ registration was expired and the officer reportedly noticed an open 16 oz. beer can in the center console.
Mahomes allegedly told the officer that he’d had “a few beers” while watching a game at a bar.
After Allegedly Failing Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, He Was Arrested And Later Bonded Out For $10,000.
As part of his bond conditions, Mahomes will have to have an ignition interlock device installed in his vehicle. He is not allowed to consume alcohol and he has to submit to random drug testing.
Jail Records Show Mahomes Sr. Has Had Several DWI's Dating Back To 2012.
Jail records show Mahomes was arrested twice in March and September of 2012, 2 more arrests in 2018 and one more back in 2019 for DWI second or more for which he was sentenced to 40 days in jail.
He reportedly served the time on weekends to fulfill his requirement.
Patrick Mahomes II Was Asked About The Arrest During A Super Bowl Press Conference.
When asked Mahomes says his father is "doing good" but chose not to go into detail about it, referring to it as a "family matter".
Despite being out on bond, Mahomes Sr. will be allowed to travel to the Super Bowl, as there are no travel restrictions in the bond conditions.
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