Ex-Chiefs coach, son of Andy Reid, pleads guilty in DWI case - guarantees no more than four years in prison

Ex-Chiefs coach, son of Andy Reid, pleads guilty in DWI case – guarantees no more than four years in prison

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach and son of Andy Reid, Britt Reid, has pleaded guilty in a DWI case that seriously injured a young girl. Reid is charged with driving under the influence and ramming two vehicles near Arrowhead Stadium in February 2021 As part of a plea deal, Britt Reid will serve ‘no more’ four years in prison for the crash . The former coach was charged with a DWI causing serious physical injury. Five-year-old Ariel Young was seriously injured in the accident. Young suffered a traumatic brain injury. During the hearing, Reid stood up to answer questions from his attorney. At one point he said, “I really regret what I did. I made a huge mistake.” Reid then turned and looked at Young’s family and said, “I didn’t mean to hurt anyone that night.” Without Monday’s plea deal, the case would have gone to trial later this month. Young’s family members are angry and frustrated with the terms of the deal announced Monday. “The five victims of this crime are outraged that the prosecutor is not asking for the maximum sentence allowed by law,” the family said in a statement through their lawyer. “The defendant is a former offender whose actions sent a 5-year-old girl into a coma and seriously injured three others.” Young’s mother, Felicia Miller, told the judge her family was against the terms of the plea deal. the judge asked the family if they had anything to say, Miller said, “My family and I are opposed to the plea deal. I don’t think he should get it.” Without that agreement, Reid faced a maximum of seven years in A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Friday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m. Reid accepted responsibility for his actions. The court accepted his guilty plea and plea agreement and ordered a sentencing report. Mr Reid continues to feel remorse for his conduct and hopes his plea will bring some sense of justice to all those he has touched. He will prepare for his sentencing wh ich will occur later in the fall. “According to court documents, Reid’s blood alcohol level was measured at .113, and he was driving 84 miles per hour 1.9 seconds before the crash near Arrowhead Stadium. Sobriety testing officers say Reid showed signs of being impaired An officer reported that Reid smelled of alcohol and his eyes were bloodshot Authorities say Reid’s truck hit a car that had run out of gas on the Interstate 435 and Stadium Drive and an SUV with two children, ages 4 and 5, in. In November 2021, Young’s family and Chiefs announced that they had reached a care plan for the child.

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach and son of Andy Reid, Britt Reid, has pleaded guilty in a DWI case that seriously injured a young girl.

Reid is charged with driving under the influence and ramming two vehicles near Arrowhead Stadium in February 2021.

As part of a plea deal, Britt Reid will serve “no more” four years in prison for the accident.

The former coach was charged with a DWI causing serious physical injury.

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Five-year-old Ariel Young was seriously injured in the accident. Young suffered a head trauma.

During the hearing, Reid stood up to answer questions from his attorney. At one point he said, “I really regret what I did. I made a huge mistake.”

Reid then turned and looked at Young’s family and said, “I didn’t mean to hurt anyone that night.”

Without Monday’s plea deal, the case would have gone to trial later this month.

Young’s family members are angry and frustrated with the terms of the deal announced Monday.

“The five victims of this crime are outraged that the prosecutor is not asking for the maximum sentence allowed by law,” the family said in a statement through their lawyer. “The defendant is a former offender whose actions sent a 5-year-old girl into a coma and seriously injured three others.”

Young’s mother, Felicia Miller, told the judge her family was against the terms of the plea deal.

When the judge asked the family if they had anything to say, Miller replied, “My family and I are opposed to the plea deal. I don’t think he should get it.”

Without this agreement, Reid faced a maximum of seven years in prison.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Friday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Reid’s attorney released this statement after the hearing:

Full statement for lawyer JR Hobbs

“Britt Reid pleaded guilty this morning to the offense charged. Mr. Reid has accepted responsibility for his actions. The Court has accepted his guilty plea and plea agreement and ordered a sentencing report Mr. Reid continues to feel remorse for his conduct and hopes his plea will bring some sense of justice to all those he has touched as he prepares for his sentencing later in the fall.

According to court documents, Reid’s blood alcohol level was measured at .113, and he was driving 84 miles per hour 1.9 seconds before the crash near Arrowhead Stadium.

Officers conducting sobriety tests say Reid showed signs of impairment. An officer reported that Reid smelled of alcohol and his eyes were bloodshot.

Authorities said Reid’s truck rammed a gas-starved car on Interstate 435 and Stadium Drive and an SUV with two children, ages 4 and 5, inside.

In November 2021, Young’s family and Chiefs announced that they had reached a care plan for the child.


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