J.T. Barrett Arrested For OVI

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Ohio State starting quarterback J.T. Barrett was arrested early Saturday morning for OVI by Columbus police, according to Eleven Warriors. Police noticed a car avoided a DUI checkpoint just north of campus and pulled over Barrett.

Barrett was arrested near High and Tompkins, just north of Campus after policed noticed the player attempt to avoid an OVI checkpoint in the area. Per CPD sources, Barrett was cooperative and blew into a breathalyzer, registering slightly over Ohio’s legal limit of 0.08 blood-alcohol concentration. From Eleven Warriors:

Barrett was arrested near High and Tompkins, just north of Campus after policed noticed the player attempt to avoid an OVI checkpoint in the area. Per CPD sources, Barrett was cooperative and blew into a breathalyzer, registering slightly over Ohio’s legal limit of 0.08 blood-alcohol concentration.

The site is also reporting that Barrett was released to Cardale Jones.

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Little is known about Barrett’s Friday night at this point. He did show up to a local high school football game.
https://twitter.com/BishopWatterson/status/660280455720255492

Notice the time on these tweets…well before Eleven Warriors posted its story.

JT Barrett got a DUI tonight

— Derek Forreal (@TheChef3451) October 31, 2015

@Diana_Sue I got pulled over tonight and the cop told me it happened around 300-330. Unless the Columbus cop lied to me

โ€” Derek Forreal (@TheChef3451) October 31, 2015

Urban Meyer was with Barrett earlier in the night.

@JT_theQB4th & @OSUCoachMeyer hanging out at @BishopWatterson @wwcsdistrict football. Video proof tonight on #HSBlitz on @TWCSportsOH

— Aaron Goldstein (@aarongold1) October 31, 2015

CONT STATEMENT: Barrett has been suspended by head coach Urban Meyer from playing in Ohio Stateโ€™s game against Minnesota on Nov. 7.
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— Ohio State Buckeyes (@OhioStAthletics) October 31, 2015

when ur bestie casually takes selfies w @CJ12_ :( @em_cureton pic.twitter.com/D4CkMbYxCj

— alyssa (@Alyssa_Rydell) October 31, 2015

Oh hey Cardale ๐Ÿ™ƒ Halloween part 1 ๐ŸŽƒ pic.twitter.com/GemdYgeKuW

— Cassidy Squires (@cassisachicaa) October 31, 2015