Chicago Bears WR Byron Pringle was arrested in Florida on Saturday after police said they caught him making donuts in his sports car with a suspended license, with a child in the car, TMZ Sports has learned.
And, the cops say Pringle was uncooperative…becoming “verbal confrontation” with them during the stop.
Pringle, 28 – an NFL veterinarian from Kansas State – was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol in his 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Orange around 6 p.m. in Pasco County, Florida, after an officer of the FHP said he witnessed the burning of the car. rubber, making donuts on a public road, according to a reported incident we obtained.
For your information, the Hellcat has over 700 HP…and has a top speed of around 200 MPH. The car starts at over $65,000.
Police say Byron was the driver of the vehicle. The car had two passengers…a grown man in the front passenger seat and a male child in the back seat. We were told the child belonged to Pringle.
When police executed Pringle’s license, they say he came back suspended.
Byron was taken into custody at 6:15 p.m. … when he was taken to the county jail. He was arrested for reckless driving and driving with a suspended license.
The Hellcat was towed to a local job site.
Pringle went undrafted in college … before signing with the KC Chiefs as a free agent. He won a Super Bowl (LIV) in the 2019 season. During his 4 years in Kansas City, he caught 67 balls for 4 touchdowns.
In March, Pringle signed a contract worth $6 million ($4 million guaranteed) with the Chicago Bears.