Kings Owner Arrest: DUI, No License Or Insurance

The SACRAMENTO BEE reports Sacramento Kings co-Owner George Maloof was popped for DUI in Vegas on Saturday night in an arrest that provides embarrassment to Maloof for more than just the alcohol-related charge.

George Maloof mugshot

Maloof told the Bee he was arrested as he was pulling into his driveway and that he “didn’t feel intoxicated” after drinking four beers at a wedding earlier in the evening. The Bee reports that Maloof indicated his blood alcohol was .086. The legal limit is .080.

If that is indeed the case, sounds like a garden-variety DUI that may get reduced down to a lighter charge. (Maloof told the ASSOCIATED PRESS he plans to fight the charge.) But not surprisingly, Maloof wasn’t anxious to detail what else he was charged with by LVPD. Read more…