CEDAR FALLS — A pair of current Northern Iowa football players have been arrested as part of a disturbance on College Hill on Sunday that saw the arrests of two former Panthers now in the National Football League.
Cedar Falls police arrested Xavior Lee Williams, 18, a redshirt freshman defensive back on the University of Northern Iowa’s squad, Thursday for misdemeanor assault on an officer. He was later released from jail.
Colorado State offensive lineman Nicho Garcia was arrested this week for an alleged assault that took place in October.
Per Kelly Lyell of the Coloradoan, Garcia has been charged with misdemeanor harassment and assault stemming from an altercation with a neighbor.
Garcia turned himself in to authorities on January 24 after an arrest warrant was issued for him last week, and he was released after posting bond.
A pair of Monmouth University football players were charged with multiple offenses Sunday after police were called to a large fight at an off-campus party that drew between 200 and 300 people, police said.
Christian Runza Jr., 20, of Norwood, and Michael Christ, 21, of Sterling, Virginia, who were tenants of the house, were charged with disorderly conduct, maintaining a nuisance, providing alcohol to underage persons and borough ordinance violations for underage consumption of alcohol on private property and littering.
The fight broke when a group of approximately 30 people were denied entry into the party around 12:30 a.m., police said. That group vandalized several motor vehicles parked in the area, police said.
UTC football outside linebacker Kennington Cadwell was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with selling marijuana.
Cadwell, 20, is also charged with DUI, driving on a revoked license, and a light law violation.
UTC officials said Cadwell is suspended indefinitely.