The bus driver accused of leaving the Saint Louis University men's basketball team stranded in western NY has been fired from her job.
Bob Ramsey, the voice of the Billikens, tweeted that New York State Police "grabbed" the rogue bus driver after a "highway chase". "But yeah, it definitely wasn't Randolph", O'Callaghan said.
A blowout loss and a long trip to their next game made longer when they discovered their bus was missing after the game. She failed a field sobriety test, and her blood-alcohol level was.22 - almost three times the legal limit, police say.
A 56-year-old woman had actually stolen the vehicle from the venue in St Bonaventure and was "driving while intoxicated", police trooper James O'Callaghan said. The state troopers are tracking her down!
She did not resist arrest. Then their bus was stolen. The bus was located with the help of GPS-equipped electronics that were left on the bus. But the players and staff retrieved their items after police arrested Edmister and brought the bus back to St. Bonaventure. Team spokesman Brian Kunderman said the Billikens reached the airport just after midnight.
St. Louis, MO (KTRS) Missouri has two new members to its public safety team. Soon the Billikens were taken on a different bus to the original bus to collect their belongings.
"Is it unusual? Yes", O'Callaghan said.
The unidentified driver was arrested and faces a charge of driving while intoxicated.