Jalen Redmond, OU football defensive lineman, arrested for DUI

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Jalen Redmond, Oklahoma defensive lineman, was arrested early Wednesday morning on a complaint of driving under the influence.

According to a police report, an officer spotted a Jeep Wrangler make an improper turn onto Boyd Street from University Boulevard around 2 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle executed a wide right turn and drifted into the inside lane of Boyd Street.

The officer made contact with the driver – identified as Redmond, a redshirt sophomore from Midwest City – who the report stated had watery, bloodshot eyes. According to the police report, the officer also detected an odor of alcohol on Redmond’s breath.

Redmond told the officer he was driving from Campus Corner and admitted that he had been drinking alcoholic beverages consisting of two Crown and Cokes, according to the report. Redmond agreed to take a field sobriety test, and the report stated the officer arrested him based on his performance during the test, his admission to drinking alcohol and physical signs of intoxication.

According to the police report, Redmond agreed to take a breath test at the Cleveland County Detention Center. Both Intoxilyzer results returned as a 0.10, the report states.

Redmond was booked into the jail around 3:30 a.m.

During the 2019 season, Redmond recorded 23 total tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks in 13 games.

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