Former Gaylord Teacher Charged With DUI

A former teacher in Gaylord is also behind bars.

He hit a bicyclist when he was driving drunk in Otsego County.

Mark Pingatore will serve 180 days in jail.

He was charged with operating under the influence and for not reporting the felony to the school.

Pingatore will also have to pay the victim’s medical expenses.

The bicyclist hit, was seriously injured.