Saint Louis Basketball: Bus goes missing, driver arrested on DWI charge
- Author: Tabitha Byrd Feb 10, 2017,
Feb 10, 2017, 2:04
Another St. Bonaventure basketball game night in Olean, another unusual happening in Olean. Including a pair of two-game winning streaks that stretched into Wednesday night.
The story of the rogue Saint Louis University bus driver just took another turn this morning.
Troopers hauled Edmister back to Olean and booked her on charges of driving a commercial vehicle while intoxicated. According to New York State Police Trooper James O'Callaghan, Edmister registered a 0.22 on a breathalyzer test, which is over five times New York's legal limit of 0.04 for drivers with commercial licenses. By the bus driver.
"Our bus has been located", the team wrote.
The team waited at the Reilly Center in St. Bonaventure, N.Y, after the road loss because the team bus could not be located.More news: President Trump and Australia PM have 'worst call'
As for the team, it later posted an update on Twitter thanking the St. Bonaventure staff for helping out.
Ramsey also said SLU senior guard Mike Crawford helped find the bus by suggesting the team track the location of an iPad that was left on board. The game ended around 9:30 p.m. Edmister was pulled over shortly before 11 p.m., troopers said.
The Billikens were able to retrieve all of their items from the original bus before boarding a new bus with a new driver. They were then taken to the airport in nearby Bradford, Pa., for the return flight, which arrived in St. Louis around 3 a.m. local time.
The Bonnies had lost on Saturday in Olean in overtime to Virginia Commonwealth, 83-77.