Video of J.T. Barrett traffic stop released

WCMH Web Staff - COLUMBUS (WCMH) - Columbus police released dash camera video from the OVI stop of J.T. Barrett on October 31.

The video shows a 2003 Trailblazer driven by Barrett pulling out of the line for a checkpoint before being pulled over.

After a number of field sobriety tests and blowing into a breathalyzer, the officer says, "I'm going to need to place you under arrest for operating a vehicle while intoxicated Barrett is placed in cuffs.

Barrett can then be heard saying "I'm the quarterback of Ohio State. Oh man, officer, there's nothing you can do?"

The officer then says, "My intention is not to take you to jail. That's about the best I'm doing for you tonight."

Barrett is later heard yelling obscenities in the back of the cruiser.

Barrett was eventually picked up by fellow quarterback Cardale Jones.

On Tuesday, Barrett pleaded guilty to OVI and was sentenced to a three-day alcohol education program, a $400 fine, and an 180-day license suspension.

If he doesn't complete the program, he could face 10 days in jail.

Barrett's attorney said Barrett was driving an intoxicated friend home when he was given the citation.

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