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Rockies Co-Owner Arrested

Published On: Nov 05 2013 08:55:41 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 05 2013 09:08:55 PM CST

Colorado Rockies co-owner Charlie Monfort has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

The following statement is from Colorado Rockies Owner, Chairman & CEO Dick Monfort regarding the arrest of his brother, Rockies Partner Charlie Monfort on suspicion of DUI

“I am extremely saddened and very disappointed to learn of my brother Charlie’s arrest last night in Windsor, Colorado on DUI charges.  We all understand the seriousness of this offense and the potential consequences involved when the decision to drink and drive is made.  I am thankful that no one was injured.   As troubling and intolerable as these actions are, I can tell you that I’m focused on helping Charlie get the resources he needs to overcome this problem.”

Statement from Rockies Partner Charlie Monfort regarding his arrest for suspicion of DUI

“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 want to apologize to my family, the Colorado Rockies staff, players, Major League Baseball and of course, our fans for the embarrassment I have caused by my actions.  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.”

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