LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Nebraska’s former males’s golf coach has been accused of driving below the affect in Colfax County, in accordance with an arrest affidavit.
Round 9:44 p.m. on July 2, Brett Balak was pulled over at a Casey’s in Schuyler when a Colfax County deputy noticed that his taillights have been out.
The deputy then approached Balak’s automobile and noticed that he had bloodshot and watery eyes, the affidavit says.
Balak was requested to step out of the automobile and are available again to the deputy’s patrol automotive.
Right now, the deputy reported smelling alcohol on Balak, in accordance with the affidavit.
Balak instructed the deputy he had six beers whereas at golf and 1 ½ beers at his mother’s home however mentioned he hadn’t had a beer since 8 p.m.
The deputy then requested Balak to do a standardized subject sobriety take a look at, which he refused to do and as an alternative opted for a 15-minute remark interval.
After 21 minutes, Balak blew over double the authorized restrict, with a blood alcohol content material of 0.184%, the affidavit says.
Balak was then taken to the Schuyler Police Division for an additional take a look at, which he additionally failed, with a blood alcohol content material of 0.15%.
He was charged with second-offense aggravated DUI and having an open alcohol container.
Balak introduced he would step down as head coach on July 29, the identical day he was charged.
In an announcement, he mentioned, “I’ve made the choice to step away from my place as males’s golf coach on the College of Nebraska. It’s time for me to concentrate on my household and pursue different skilled alternatives which permit me to spend extra time at house and fewer time away on the highway. It has been an unbelievable expertise to teach the younger males in our program right here in Lincoln. I’m extraordinarily grateful to the administration and Nebraska Athletics for this chance. There’s No Place Like Nebraska. Thanks!”