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Hawkeye wrestler Michael Evans charged with OWI

[ 3 ] January 12, 2011 |

University of Iowa Public Safety officers charged a UI freshman wrestler with drunken driving early Sunday morning.

Police arrested Michael David Evans, 19, of N203 Hillcrest Residence Hall, at 4:54 a.m. in the parking lot at Quadrangle Residence Hall.

Michael Evans, 19, a freshman Hawkeye wrestler, was charged with OWI Sunday morning in Iowa City.

Michael Evans, 19, a freshman Hawkeye wrestler, was charged with OWI Sunday morning in Iowa City.

Earlier in the morning, at 1:47 a.m., police received a report of three males damaging a bicycle outside of Hillcrest. While investigating the complaint, officers learned that the three males had gotten into a van driven by Evans, who had left the area, according to the police report.

Officers had reason to think Evans would return about 5 a.m. and observed the van return to Hillcrest at 4:54 a.m. to drop off several people, according to the police report.

Evans admitted to drinking, and registered .084 and .097 on blood-alcohol tests.

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