A Moore Public Colleges bus driver was arrested Monday morning on a grievance of driving underneath the affect.
Police reported seeing a bus driving erratically about 7:30 a.m. Monday.
Police stated the bus was swerving “all around the highway,” and “retains hitting the curb,” in response to scanner visitors.
James Adam Belcher, 39, was arrested on complaints of driving underneath the affect of medicine and reckless driving.
This occurred close to the intersection of Southwest 89th Road and Walker.
Spokespeople with the district stated there have been no children on board the bus on the time, and that Belcher had not but pushed any college students Monday morning.
That is Belcher’s third DUI arrest in Oklahoma County.
In 2019, Belcher plead responsible to driving underneath the affect of medicine.
Court docket information stated he was would have been working as a bus driver on the time however had misplaced his job as a result of COVID. This was added to courtroom information in reference to his capability to pay his courtroom charges.
In 2006, Belcher plead responsible to working a motorcar whereas underneath the affect of liquor.
In 2003, he plead responsible to resisting an officer.
In 2000, he was fees with misdemeanor reckless driving.
Moore Public Colleges spokespeople stated Belcher was employed in October. His background test didn’t present a felony, and he handed the district’s required drug display.
Not each DUI is a felony underneath Oklahoma legislation.
In a press release district spokespeople stated he was instantly terminated Monday morning, and that “the protection and safety of Moore Public Colleges college students and workers is our targeted purpose, and we are going to proceed to help the Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division of their investigation of this matter as wanted.”