Sport Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield to pay $460 to close public intoxication case

20:50  19 june  2017
20:50  19 june  2017 Source:   Sporting News

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won't miss games after arrest

  Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won't miss games after arrest Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won't miss any game time after his arrest in February. The school will require Mayfield, a Heisman Trophy finalist last season, to do 35 hours of community service and participate in an alcohol education program. He will be eligible to play in the opener at home Sept. 2 against UTEP. The school made the announcement Thursday.Police video shows Mayfield walking, then trying to run away from police before being tackled by an officer following an altercation in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was charged with disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting arrest.

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has accepted a plea deal, agreeing to pay a fine and court costs in his case in Fayetteville, Ark., and, in return, he won't be prosecuted for resisting arrest, the Norman Transcript reported Monday. Mayfield was fined 0 on each of three charges — public

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield is in an Arkansas jail after Fayetteville police accused him of public intoxication , disorderly conduct, fleeing, and resisting arrest. The Oklahoma athletic department did not immediately respond to a request for comment

Baker Mayfield© (Getty Images) Baker Mayfield Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has accepted a plea deal, agreeing to pay a fine and court costs in his case in Fayetteville, Ark., and, in return, he won't be prosecuted for resisting arrest, the Norman Transcript reported Monday.

Mayfield was fined $100 on each of three charges — public intoxication, disorderly conduct and fleeing — as well as $160 in court costs, bringing his total owed to $460 stemming from his arrest Feb. 25 in Fayetteville.

Mayfield had entered not-guilty pleas on all four charges in April.

His case was settled in district court June 14, but details were not available until Monday, according to The Transcript, which added that Fayetteville prosecutor Brian Thomas said the fines were typical for misdemeanors like the ones with which Mayfield was charged.

Baker Mayfield required to do alcohol education, community service

  Baker Mayfield required to do alcohol education, community service Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Baker Mayfield was arrested for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and refusal to submit to arrest this spring. Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and Heisman Trophy hopeful Baker Mayfield was arrested for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and refusal to submit to arrest this spring.

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield arrested in Arkansas. The Oklahoma quarterback was booked at 8:21 a.m. local time on the misdemeanor charges. He faces an April 7 court date for the public intoxication charge, according to the sheriff's office.

Close . Oklahoma has announced its punishment for Baker Mayfield as a result of his offseason arrest. The Sooners’ senior quarterback was arrested on four charges in Arkansas in February, including public intoxication , disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Oklahoma's athletic department announced last week that, as punishment for the arrest, Mayfield would be required to participate in a university alcohol education program and perform 35 hours of community service, including work with law enforcement, before the fall semester begins.

In the university news release announcing the sanctions, Mayfield reiterated his remorse for his actions "and the embarrassment they cause for my university and team," and new Sooners coach Lincoln Riley said Mayfield "learned from his mistake and will continue to grow from it."

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