Ree Drummond’s nephew, Caleb, has formally been charged with misdemeanor driving whereas impaired and open container costs after being arrested on April 17 on suspicion of DWI after police acquired a name round 5 a.m. a couple of truck that had stopped for an prolonged time frame at a visitors mild in Osage County, Oklahoma. He was in the end discovered with a BAC of .05 and was allegedly performing in a method that made him a hazard to himself and others on the street.
Caleb was allegedly sleeping behind the wheel and did not reply to a knock on his window when police approached the automobile, police stated in a report obtained by TMZ on the time of his arrest. When police opened the door to the truck, they claimed to odor an “overwhelming” odor of alcohol and famous that Caleb’s foot was nonetheless on the brake whereas the automobile was in drive. Close by within the truck, police situated an open beer, nonetheless cool and virtually full, in addition to a field of ammo and a loaded 9mm handgun. Caleb will not be dealing with any weapons costs.
Caleb allegedly struggled to exit the truck and put it in park, with police saying he first unintentionally put the automobile in reverse. When he did get out of the truck he allegedly misplaced his steadiness, and was famous as having “thick slurred speech” and “crimson bloodshot eyes.” When requested for his driver’s license, cops say he handed them a bank card. Caleb additionally allegedly failed subject sobriety testing, telling police, “I do know I shouldn’t have been driving,” and “I’m glad I wasn’t caught a couple of hours in the past,” officers wrote of their report.
The arrest got here a month after Caleb was involved in a serious crash on Ree Drummond‘s property when Caleb and Drummond’s husband, Ladd Drummond, hit head-on in two completely different firetrucks through the chaos of a wildfire. The Pioneer Woman wrote on her website of the incident on the time, “Ladd was stiff however in a position to stroll round instantly after the accident, so he refused medical consideration. This was partly as a result of he wished the paramedics to deal with Caleb, partly as a result of he was nonetheless slightly shocked by the accident, and partly as a result of cowboys do not prefer to admit after they’re harm.”
“I will not take you thru each step of the previous a number of days, however this is the essential half: Caleb and Ladd are going to be okay,” the Food Network star continued. “Caleb broke some ribs, had a reasonably dangerous concussion, and some different accidents that may heal. Ladd (the man I advised you about who drove himself to the hospital?) broke his neck in two locations—and evidently, one of many two fractures was very near being catastrophic. Have I discussed cowboys do not prefer to admit after they’re harm?”