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Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 9:00 am  |  16 responses

George Maloof Arrested on a DUI Charge

Maloof, like pretty much everyone who’s ever been popped on a DUI, says he wasn’t all that drunk. From the Sac Bee (which published an outstanding mug shot of the Kings’ part-owner): “Sacramento Kings part-owner George Maloof told The Bee that he had had four beers at a wedding and was pulling into his driveway late Saturday when a police officer arrested him on suspicion of drunken driving. ‘I didn’t feel I was intoxicated,’ Maloof, who runs the Palms Casino Hotel, said in a phone interview Monday from Las Vegas. His blood alcohol was 0.086, he said, barely over the 0.08 limit. Maloof was stopped by a traffic officer about 11:30 p.m., according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He was later booked into the Clark County Detention Center on suspicion of the following charges, police said: driving under the influence of alcohol; speeding 20 to 21 mph over the posted speed limit; making an illegal turn; driving without a valid license; and not having proof of insurance.”

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  • JTaylor21

    He should have offered to buy the pig his own personal donuts shop.

  • http://www.twitter.com/hurstySYD Hursty

    Pulling into his driveway? What’s a cop doing there?

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    Arrested for not putting a decent Playoff team together more like it.

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    the pig?… have respect.

  • JTaylor21

    Respect for who? Real criminals deserve NO respect.

  • http://gmail dirty frank

    Why did he not have a valid license and proof of insurance?

  • http://gmail dirty frank

    @Hursty – the cop had been following him for awhile. Long enough to clock him @ 20 over the limit and watch him make an illegal turn.

  • Jumper

    wow, apparently the driving drunk thing was the least of his problems that night.

    “speeding 20 to 21 mph over the posted speed limit; making an illegal turn; driving without a valid license; and not having proof of insurance”

  • ab40

    Stern fine this man. 10 mil of off the cap for sacto this year and the next two

  • http://www.mauricegarland.com Maurice Garland

    George Maloof is wild and crazy guy!

  • Ali

    I got over a billion reasons why this guy could careless about a DUI conviction.

  • http://slamonline.com niQ

    That must really suck to get booked AS You pull into your driveway. But I guess like someone else said, he must have been followed for awhile to see all those other charges being played.

  • http://twitter.com/HarryByrdMan44 LA Huey

    It’s Reke’s fault. Lil’ George is just so impressionable.

  • CONEY ISLANDER

    I GUESS TYREKE EVANS CAN BE HIS DESIGNATED DRIVER.

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    a single DUI for a millionare= nothing..

  • Sparty’s Law

    This guy owns a casino and a basketball team – if he knows he’s going to be drinking, why not just hire a driver? Stupid.

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