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NKU basketball player suspended indefinitely after DUI arrest

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Todd Johnson was arrested Saturday morning for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Todd Johnson was arrested Saturday morning for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Matt Sexton

Matt Sexton

Todd Johnson was arrested Saturday morning for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

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NKU senior basketball player Todd Johnson was suspended from the team indefinitely by the university following his DUI arrest by Highland Heights police Saturday morning.

According to the arrest report, Johnson was pulled over at 1:18 a.m. Saturday morning. The officer noticed Johnson driving down Nunn Drive unable to maintain his own lane.

Johnson’s blood-alcohol level was 0.154. The legal limit in the state of Kentucky is 0.08.

He was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs. He was transported to the Campbell County Detention Center.

According to Assistant Athletic Director Bryan McEldowney, Johnson has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of athletic policy and team rules.

Johnson did not play in Monday’s 74-63 loss to North Carolina A&T. He averaged 15.8 minutes per game in NKU’s first four games of the season. He averaged 1.8 points per game.

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