Hickman football coach releases statement following DWI plea

5 years 1 month 2 hours ago Wednesday, July 23 2014 Jul 23, 2014 Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:51:00 AM CDT July 23, 2014 in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Hickman High School football coach Arnel Monroe released a statement Wednesday after pleading guilty to DWI Tuesday.

Monroe said in an email to KOMU 8 News, "I have accepted complete responsibility for my lack of judgment. I apologize from the bottom of my heart to my family, both at home and at school, as well as, to Kewpie fans and supporters everywhere. I thank everyone for their support as we move forward."

Columbia Police arrested Monroe early July 6 at a DWI checkpoint for driving while intoxicated. It was his second DWI arrest in Columbia.

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