Tecumseh school bus driver arrested for child endangerment

Tecumseh, Okla. (KFOR) – Tecumseh school officials say on Thursday, at approximately 10:00 AM Thursday, a district official was notified of a concern regarding the sobriety of a bus driver.

Tecumseh police say, a student on a bus smelled alcohol on the driver.

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Police were called and say Jeramy Tucker had driven a route earlier Thursday morning and was in the process of dropping off 20 or so kids at school. He was not actually driving the vehicle when police arrived.

When police arrived Tucker refused to take a sobriety test.

Tucker was arrested and booked in to the Pott Co jail on charges of Actual Physical Control and Child Endangerment.

School officials say, the driver was immediately suspended from duty and the district will continue to take appropriate action in this matter according to its policy.

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