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Wednesday, September 30, 2020, Atoka Police Sergeant Jimmy Taylor, was on routine patrol headed south from the intersection of Sixth Street and Indiana Avenue when he radared a white 2003 Chevrolet CTA traveling 32 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour speed zone.
Sergeant Taylor made contact with the driver, identified as Latrell Lamont Crawford, 21, of Atoka, who had exited the vehicle and started walking towards a residence.
Crawford had red blood shot eyes, and stated he did not have a driver license. He gave the officer an Oklahoma identification card.
Sergeant Taylor noticed the smell of alcohol on or about his person. Crawford told the Sergeant he did not have an alcoholic beverages that evening.
Crawford agreed to submit to a Preliminary Breath Test (PBT.) The result of the PBT was 0.08 Breath Alcohol Content. Legally intoxicated in Oklahoma is 0.08.
Crawford was placed under arrest and transported to the Atoka County Jail.
Once at the Atoka County Jail, he was read the Implied Consent Test Request. The suspect agreed to take the State’s Test. After a 16 minute deprivation period was observed, the State Test results were 0.08 Breath Alcohol Content.
He is charged with driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (misdemeanor).