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The driver’s ed teacher at Biloxi High was arrested on a DUI charge

David Wayne King
David Wayne King

An assistant football coach who also teaches driver’s education found himself in jail after a traffic stop.

David King, 44, who works at Biloxi High School, refused to take a DUI test after an officer pulled him over on a careless driving charge, according to D’Iberville police.

A police officer stopped him at 3:40 a.m. Friday on the Interstate 110 northbound ramp to Rodriquez Street, Police Lt. Marty Griffin said.

King was booked at the county jail at 6:19 a.m. Friday. He faces charges of careless driving and DUI refusal. Both charges are misdemeanors. King was released on bonds that total of $1,592.

The Biloxi High Athletic Department confirmed King is employed with the school.

According to King’s LinkedIn.com profile, he was hired at Biloxi as the Indians’ offensive coordinator in July 2012. He previously served as the Hancock High football coach from 2008 until 2012. Prior to that he coached at West Point as the defensive coordinator.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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