Wizards head coach accused of drunken driving
The head coach of the Kansas City Wizards was arrested earlier
this month on suspicion of drunken driving.
Police reports show 43-year-old Peter Vermes was pulled over
shortly before midnight on Aug. 23 and arrested early Aug. 24 on
suspicion of driving under the influence. The arrest happened in
Gardner, about 30 miles southwest of Kansas City, Kan.
Police say Vermes posted $750 bond and was released after
spending about six hours in jail. A phone message that The
Associated Press left with a Wizards spokesman was not immediately
Vermes is a former Wizards player and was a member of the 1990
U.S. World Cup team. He faces a Nov. 9 court appearance.