Ohio State Safety Marcus Hooker Suspended From Team After OVI Charge

By March 16, 2021 (9:41 pm)Football
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Ohio State junior safety Marcus Hooker has been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence early Saturday morning and has been suspended from the team, as first reported by 10TV.

According to court records from the 10TV report, police cited Hooker at Delasmut Ave. and West 5th Ave. near Grandview at 1:40 a.m. Saturday. Hooker refused a blood alcohol content test at the scene.

Hooker, the brother of former Ohio State safety Malik Hooker, also was charged for driving under the influence in Pennsylvania back in 2018, as well as careless driving, disregarding traffic lanes, no rear lights and the purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.

Hooker is set to be arraigned by the Franklin County Prosecutors Office on Friday, which is the same day Ohio State is scheduled to begin spring practices.

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