Appearing normal supervisor of the Mets, Zack Scott pleaded not responsible to driving whereas intoxicated Thursday morning after he was caught snoozing in his automotive on the aspect of a White Plains freeway and failed a sobriety take a look at.
A short while after his arraignment, the Mets introduced they positioned Scott on “administrative go away till additional discover. Mets Crew President Sandy Alderson will likely be assuming Zack’s obligations.”
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 fees at White Plains Metropolis Courtroom.
Scott offered a Massachusetts driver’s license to Press, who suspended the entrance workplace govt’s means 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 in a position to droop a Massachusetts license however your driving privileges in New York are suspended,” Press instructed 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, just a few hours after he was final seen leaving charity at Mets proprietor Steve Cohen’s dwelling.
Scott refused to present blood or undergo a breathalyzer take a look at however when he was ordered to finish a discipline sobriety take a look at, 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 Autos of a change in handle, police information present.
Following the incident, the Mets stated Scott can be barred from touring with the workforce on their upcoming journey “whereas we be taught extra and decide subsequent steps.”
“We had been stunned and deeply disillusioned to be taught this morning about an alleged DUI involving Zack Scott,” the workforce stated in a press release.
“We take this matter very critically.”
Scott’s protection legal professional Anthony DiFiore didn’t instantly touch upon the arraignment.