In a recent turn of events, Patrick Mahomes Sr., father of Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes finds himself in legal trouble once more. The 53-year-old former baseball player known for his major league career from 1992 to 2003 was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Tyler, Texas. This arrest his third DWI charge raises concerns just days before his son’s highly anticipated appearance at the 2024 Super Bowl.
Repeat Offender Faces DWI Charges
The booking report obtained by NBC News reveals that Patrick Mahomes Sr. arrest was taken into custody on Feb. 3 and booked for DWI with a bond set at $10,000. Notably, this isn’t the first time he faces such charges having been arrested for DWI in April 2018. Despite pleading guilty and serving jail time on weekends in 2019 and 2020, this latest incident adds another layer to his legal history.
The timing of Patrick Mahomes Sr. arrest just a week before the Super Bowl where he is set to lead the Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers brings unwelcome attention to the Mahomes family. As the news circulates the question of its potential impact on the star quarterback’s focus and performance in the upcoming game lingers.
Family Ties and Football Connections
Despite the legal troubles Patrick Mahomes Sr. arrest has been an active presence at his son’s games supporting not only Patrick but also forming bonds with teammates like Travis Kelce. In a recent interview he spoke about his relationships with Kelce and Kelce’s brother, Jason emphasizing the familial atmosphere within the Chiefs’ extended family.
Beyond football Mahomes Sr. shares his life with ex-wife Randi Mahomes, their sons Patrick and Jackson daughter Zoe and another son named Graham Walker. He recently shared an endearing moment when his daughter met pop star Taylor Swift at a Chiefs game highlighting the personal side amidst the public scrutiny following the repeated DWI charges.