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      Hickman football coach pleads guilty to DWI

      Monroe was arrested during a sobriety checkpoint on Clark Lane just after 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 6.
      Hickman High School football coach Arnel Monroe pleaded guilty to DWI charges in Boone County court Tuesday.

      Monroe was arrested during a Columbia Police sobriety checkpoint on Clark Lane just after 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 6. He was later released on $500 bail.

      "I have accepted complete responsibility for my lack of judgment," said Monroe. "I apologize from the bottom of my heart to my family, both at home and at school, as well as, to Kewpie fans and supporters everywhere. I thank everyone for their support as we move forward.

      Monroe was placed on two years unsupervised probation.