Oklahoma school bus driver accused of driving drunk with students on board
KFOR / Tulsa County
Authorities say Donny Cheatham had a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.

via KFOR:

BIXBY, Okla. (KFOR) -- An Oklahoma school bus driver was arrested after allegedly driving a bus with students on board while intoxicated.

Officials with Bixby Public Schools say the district’s transportation director pulled 64-year-old Donny Cheatham aside after receiving reports that he was running late on his route.

At that point, the director smelled alcohol on Cheatham and took him to perform a drug and alcohol screening.

Bixby Police say Cheatham had a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.

According to a news release from Bixby Public Schools, Cheatham had driven an elementary and secondary route that morning. The route included 66 students from Central Elementary School or Central Intermediate, and six students from Bixby Middle School or Bixby High School.

He was arrested on complaints of child endangerment and public intoxication. He is no longer employed by the school district.

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