Colorado Rockies Owner Charlie Monfort Pleads Guilty In DUI Case

Colorado Rockies Owner Charlie Monfort Pleads Guilty In DUI Case

charlie monfortCharlie Monfort, Colorado Rockies co-owner, plead guilty to DUI on January 3, 2013 and was sentenced to 24 months of supervised probation. In addition to his probation, Monfort will also have to participate in several sobriety Monitoring programs. After his sentencing, Monfort told reporters outside the courtroom that he was “deeply remorseful” for the incident and with regard to his alcohol “disorder” said that “everyday is a battle“.

Charlie Monfort was arrested for DUI on November 5, 2013 after a routine traffic stop. Police say that Monfort was stopped for speeding, driving approximately 41 mph in a 30 mph zone. The incident occurred at 9:30 p.m. and police found Monforts blood alcohol content (BAC) level to be .284%, more three times the legal limit of .08%. Immediately following his arrest, Charlie Monfort released a statement saying, “I’m extremely disappointed in myself for the decision I made to drink and drive and the potential risk I caused to other innocent people. I do understand the seriousness of my behavior and the issues that I am facing and I’m committed to do what’s necessary to deal with my problem“.

If you have been arrested for driving drunk, contact an experienced and skilled Colorado DUI attorney for legal assistance.

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