GREELEY, Colo. - Charlie Monfort, co-owner of the Colorado Rockies, was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence in Windsor, according to police records.
Monfort was also cited for speeding 10-to-19 mph over the posted limit, police records state.
The 54-year-old Monfort, a Greeley resident, was released from jail Tuesday after posting a $2,500 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 19 in Weld County Court.
Monfort's only prior arrest in Colorado was for driving under the influence in Greeley in 1999, arrest records state.
Monfort has been the Rockies' managing general partner since 1992.
Monfort has been phased out of the day-to-day operations of the Rockies over the past several years, according to The Denver Post. And he has not been involved in the decision-making process over the past two seasons. His brother, co-owner Dick Monfort, has taken control of running the team.
In March 2011, Charlie Monfort fell in spring training and was hospitalized in Scottsdale, Ariz., the newspaper reported. He sustained a head injury and was knocked unconscious, leading to a four-day stay in the hospital. Monfort said he was reading the Internet in the morning, felt light-headed after standing up and fell.
In September, Charlie Monfort got into a dispute in the clubhouse at Coors Field with Denver Post columnist Mark Kiszla, who reported there was alcohol on Monfort's breath.