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Patrick Mahomes Sr., Father to Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes, Arrested on Suspicion of DWI in Texas



Patrick Mahomes Sr. has been arrested.

The dad of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, and a former MLB pitcher, 53, was booked in the Smith County Jail in Tyler, Texas, on Saturday, according to jail records.

He is facing a charge of DWI for the third time or more, per the records, and his bond has been set at $10,000.

Mahomes Sr. did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

Patrick Mahomes Sr.’s mugshot. TYLER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Mahomes Sr. was previously charged with a DWI offense in 2018, according to Bleacher Report. He pled guilty and served 40 days in a county jail.

Before that, the athlete faced charges after getting into a one-car accident in 1994, the outlet reported.

He was also arrested and charged with public intoxication during a game between Texas Christian University (TCU) and Texas Tech, his son’s alma mater, in 2016, per Bleacher Report.


Mahomes Sr.’s arrest comes about just ahead of his son’s Super Bowl LVIII game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Patrick Mahomes Sr. DAVID EULITT/GETTY

Mahomes Sr. was an MLB pitcher from 1992 to 2003. He played for the Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburg Pirates.

He also earned himself a spot in the Sioux Falls Canaries Hall of Fame, and he is currently the host of The Big Mahomes Show, a weekly podcast that “pulls the curtain back on professional sports with coverage of all things sports,” according to the series’ Instagram page.

Mahomes Sr. shares sons Mahomes Jr. and Jackson Mahomes with ex-wife Randi Martin. He is also dad to Zoe Mahomes, his daughter from a relationship following his split with Martin.

The divorced pair are grandparents to Mahomes Jr.’s two children, whom he shares with wife Brittany Mahomes: daughter Sterling Skye Mahomes and son Patrick “Bronze” Lavon Mahomes III.