Iowa DB Omar Truitt arrested for drunk driving

Monday February 15th, 2016

Iowa Hawkeyes defensive back Omar Truitt was arrested and charged with drunken driving early Sunday morning, the Iowa City Press-Citizen reports.

Police officers smelled alcohol when they pulled over the 19-year-old for a traffic stop, according to the report. A breathalyzer test recorded his blood alcohol content at .091, which is over the legal limit of .08.

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According to the Iowa City Press-Citizen, the arrest is Truitt's first. If he is convicted of the misdemeanor, he could face up to a year in prison. 

Truitt redshirted for the Hawkeyes in 2014 and did not record any stats in 2015.

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