According to police reports, Tulsa and Wagoner Representative Dean Davis was arrested for a DUI on Friday night.
Tulsa Police say Davis was seen driving to the left of the center line and speeding. After being pulled over Davis submitted to a sobriety test during which officers say the observed several DUI indicators. Officers say Davis refused to take a breath test and told the officers to speak with their chief. He was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence was taken to the Tulsa County Jail.
Representative Davis issued the following statement about the arrest Saturday evening:
“I am embarrassed by this situation and deeply sorry to my family, community, and colleagues. There are aspects of this matter I intend to address in court, but I understand the very appearance of impropriety is unacceptable, and apologize for putting myself in this position. My role as a legislator carries the responsibly to lead by example, and in this case, I should have done better in that regard. I will ensure this does not happen again while working through the due process of the justice system.” – Rep. Dean Davis, R-Broken Arrow