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Iowa's Jok arrested for OWI

Freshman pulled over on moped at 2:43 a.m. Saturday

Iowa Hawkeyes guard Peter Jok (3) dunks the ball during the first half of their college basketball game against North Carolina-Wilmington on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. (Brian Ray/The Gazette-KCRG-TV9)
Iowa Hawkeyes guard Peter Jok (3) dunks the ball during the first half of their college basketball game against North Carolina-Wilmington on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. (Brian Ray/The Gazette-KCRG-TV9)

IOWA CITY — Iowa freshman basketball player Peter Jok was arrested early Saturday for drunken driving, according to police reports.

Jok, 20, was arrested on a black 2013 moped by Iowa City Police at 2:43 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Iowa Avenue. According to the police report, he was turning from an improper lane, had no safety flag and a cover was missing from his rear taillight, which showed a white light. Joke initially denied drinking but displayed watery eyes and smelled of alcohol. His initial blood-alcohol level was .082.

He was taken to the Johnson County Jail and was still in custody mid-Saturday morning.

Jok, whose given name is Kacoul Dut Jok, played in 27 games and averaged 4.4 points. He scored 10 points in 16 minutes against Tennessee in an NCAA tournament game.

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