driving under the influence after crashing into a utility pole in a rollover crash at 17th and Peoria in Tulsa.
The crash left the area without power for several hours.
The Tulsa World account says Alaniz after officers thought she showed signs of being intoxicated and underwent field sobriety tests.
She posted bond and was released.
Alaniz, a Tulsa native, anchored KODE's 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts during the early part of this decade, after spending the 2000s at KSN, forming a highly successful team with weatherman Gary Bandy, first on the morning show and later with a 5 p.m. newscast/talk show format.
For a time, Alaniz also served as assistant news director at KSN.
Oklahoma court records do not show any previous DUI arrests, but Alaniz has received five speeding tickets in the past four years and three months, including two in which in which court records indicate she was going 16 to 20 miles per hour above the speed limit and two others in which she drove 11 to 15 miles per hour over the limit. The tickets were issued in Delaware, Mayes, Rogers (2) and Tulsa counties.
Alaniz has a February 27 court date on the most recent speeding ticket, which took place January 11 in Mayes County.