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Booker T. Washington Head Coach Shea Seals Arrested

Shea Seals was arrested early Sunday morning for DUI. Shea Seals was arrested early Sunday morning for DUI.

Originally Published: Jan 23, 2011 11:21 AM CDT

Oklahoma Sports Staff

TULSA, Oklahoma--Booker T. Washington boys head basketball coach Shea Seals was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of DUI.

According to Tulsa jail reports, Seals was arrested at 3:15 a.m. Sunday and was also cited for improper use of lane. He was released just before 9:00 a.m. on $1,100 bond.

View the jail records

Tulsa Public Schools announced Sunday evening that Seals has been suspended from his teaching and coaching duties until further notice.

Coach Seals took over as head coach at Booker T. Washington in 2007 and led the Hornets to the class 5A state title last year.

Earlier this season the Hornets won the Tournament of Champions and the No. 1 ranked, unbeaten squad was scheduled to compete in the Jenks/Union Invitational this past weekend, but snow and ice shut area schools down Thursday and Friday and the tournament was cancelled.

Seals played basketball at McLain High School in Tulsa and went on to play college basketball at the University of Tulsa. He is scheduled to be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in less than two weeks.

Jail records say Seals’ court date is scheduled for Jan. 31, and Oklahoma Sports will bring you more information as it becomes available.
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