The Nantucket (MA) Inquirer and Mirror is reporting today that two of Roger Penske’s sons, including IndyCar team owner Jay Penske, were arrested after an alleged break-in and assault at the Nantucket Yacht Club early Thursday.
Jay Penske, 33, and Mark Penske, 35, were arrested after two women called local police to report that they had been assaulted in the Yacht Club’s parking lot shortly before 2 a.m. Police responded, and two men later identified as the Penske brothers ran to a house on club property, where they were apprehended. One of the women reportedly accused Jay Penske of urinating on her boots
Jay and Mark Penske were held overnight in the Nantucket Police Department’s holding facility and released today after being arraigned on charges of breaking and entering. They are scheduled to appear for a pre-trial hearing set for Monday, Aug. 20.
Jay Penske’s Dragon Racing team fields a pair of cars on the IZOD IndyCar Series for drivers Sebastien Bourdais and Katherine Legge.
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