OSU football player accused of assaulting officer, DUI, other charges

Mike Seals - June 15, 2021 11:53 pm

STILLWATER, Okla. (KOKH)–Oklahoma State University football player Trey Rucker was arrested on June 2 and accused of assaulting an officer, DUI, and other charges.

According to a police report, the Stillwater Police Department (SPD) was dispatched to the 800 block of East Hall of Fame Ave. just before 3:30 a.m. on June 2 in response to a reported hit and run.

Police then followed a fresh line of fluids to a car that Rucker was driving. The car Rucker was in had extensive front-end damage, according to the police report.

As an officer approached the car, Rucker and a female passenger began to walk away. Police attempted to speak to Rucker about the incident and he told them repeatedly he was heading home.

Police noticed that Rucker was slurring his speech and that his eyes were red and watery.

The police report states that Rucker continued to move closer and closer to the officer as they were speaking.

According to the report, the officer then gave Rucker a verbal warning to back away and Rucker then leaned in and told the officer to get away from him.

The officer then grabbed Rucker’s arm and told him he was under arrest. Rucker then pulled his arm away from the officer and began yelling that he was with OSU and he was with OSU football.

The police report states that the officer tried several times to place him under arrest and he continued to resist. Eventually, the officer used his taser on Rucker and he was then placed under arrest.

Rucker was also accused of failing to give information at the scene of an incident and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.


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