DUI (.08 % or Greater) 3-6-13 2:15am; Draper Drive and N. Kentucky Avenue; Incident # 13-03-005; arrested: OCU student; vehicle: black 2000 Dodge pickup (not impounded); Sergeant Michael Kavenius set up surveillance on a black Dodge pickup that was slowly driving by parked vehicles and intermittently stopping while on Draper Drive. He thought the suspect was possibly checking vehicles for the purpose of stealing catalytic converters. The vehicle failed to signal at Kentucky Avenue and accelerated onto J.R. Homsey Driver. The suspect properly parked and was approached by Sergeant Kavenius. The driver had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and had the odor of an alcoholic beverage about his breath and person. He was unsteady on his feet and failed all field dexterity tests. The student was arrested for DUI, informed of the Oklahoma Implied Consent of which he elected to take the breath test. He was transported to the Oklahoma County Detention Center where he registered a presumptive BAC of .139 %.
The university’s police department is attempting to become compliant with federal campus safety laws, but their efforts may be too little, too late.