Appearing normal supervisor of the Mets, Zack Scott pleaded not responsible to driving whereas intoxicated Thursday morning after he was caught snoozing in his car on the facet of a White Plains freeway and failed a sobriety check.
A short while after his arraignment, the Mets introduced they positioned Scott on “administrative depart till additional discover. Mets Group President Sandy Alderson might be assuming Zack’s duties.”
Wearing a blue blazer, blue checked shirt, tan slacks and a face masks, Scott, 44, made no feedback to Choose Eric Press throughout his arraignment on the costs at White Plains Metropolis Court docket.
Scott offered a Massachusetts driver’s license to Press, who suspended the entrance workplace government’s capacity to drive in New York whereas the case is being investigated.
“I haven’t seen a Massachusetts license shortly, good hologram. I’m returning your license to you. I’m not capable of droop a Massachusetts license however your driving privileges in New York are suspended,” Press informed Scott through the listening to.
Early Tuesday morning, round 4 a.m., Scott was discovered sleeping in a 2018 Toyota on South Lexington Avenue, down the block from the White Plains police station, a number of hours after he was final seen leaving charity at Mets proprietor Steve Cohen’s dwelling.
Scott refused to provide blood or undergo a breathalyzer check however when he was ordered to finish a area sobriety check, he failed and was taken into custody.
Police cited Scott for DWI and likewise for stopping on a freeway, disobeying a site visitors management system and failing to inform the Division of Motor Automobiles of a change in deal with, police data present.
Westchester County prosecutors stated Thursday that Scott was asleep behind the wheel whereas the car was stopped at a site visitors mild, and stated he admitted he had been ingesting earlier.
“We’re grateful no one was damage or killed however we are going to proceed to carry individuals accountable for this type of reckless and doubtlessly harmful conduct,” Westchester County DA Miriam Rocah stated in a press release.
Following the incident, the Mets stated Scott could be barred from touring with the group on their upcoming journey “whereas we be taught extra and decide subsequent steps.”
“We have been shocked and deeply upset to be taught this morning about an alleged DUI involving Zack Scott,” the group stated in a press release.
“We take this matter very significantly.”
Scott’s protection legal professional Anthony DiFiore didn’t instantly touch upon the arraignment.