Purdue football player arrested on OWI, alcohol possession charges

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (June 22, 2015)—A Purdue University football player was arrested on drunk driving charges.

Gelen Robinson, 20, was arrested on preliminary charges of illegal possession of alcohol and operating a vehicle with a BAC of .15 or more.  He was booked into the Tippecanoe County Jail just after midnight Saturday.

Purdue’s associate athletics communications director, Matt Rector, released a short statement, acknowledging Coach Hazell is aware of the incident.

Robinson is a sophomore and plays defensive end.

CBS4Indy will update the story as more information becomes available.

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