Late-Night DWI Arrest in Tyler, Texas
In a surprising turn of events, Patrick Mahomes Sr., father of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, was arrested for drinking while intoxicated (DWI) just a week before his son’s highly anticipated fourth Super Bowl appearance.
The 53-year-old former professional baseball pitcher was taken into custody on his third DWI charge or more on Saturday night in Tyler, Texas.
$10,000 Bond and Legal Ramifications
Currently held on a $10,000 bond at Smith County Jail, Mahomes Sr. faces serious legal consequences.
With a prior DWI conviction in 2018, the third DWI offense in Texas is classified as a third-degree felony, carrying a maximum fine of $10,000 and a potential prison sentence of up to 10 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice penitentiary.
Chiefs Preparing for Super Bowl Amidst Family Distraction
As the Kansas City Chiefs gear up for their Super Bowl showdown against the San Francisco 49ers on February 11 in Las Vegas, the distraction of Mahomes Sr.’s
DWI arrest adds an unexpected layer of challenge to the team’s preparations.
Family’s Previous Brush with the Law
This incident is not the first legal encounter for the Mahomes family. Patrick Mahomes’ younger brother, Jackson, faced legal troubles in 2023, arrested on a warrant for aggravated sexual battery.
Although three felony counts were dropped in January this year, a misdemeanor battery charge remains.
Jackson Mahomes has pleaded not guilty to the remaining charge.
Mahomes Sr. Defends Son Amidst Online Criticism
Days before his arrest, Mahomes Sr. came to the defense of his quarterback son, addressing online criticism regarding Patrick Mahomes’ physique.
The former MLB pitcher emphasized his son’s dedication to fitness, highlighting that the family has a “natural dad bod” genetic disposition.
Chiefs’ Super Bowl Excitement Amidst Legal Challenges
Despite the legal challenges faced by the Mahomes family, excitement surrounds the Chiefs as they head to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas.
Mahomes Sr. acknowledged the team’s accomplishments, emphasizing the collective effort of the entire Chiefs roster. The family hopes to conclude this Super Bowl journey on a positive note.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn