FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Cooper Lucas, a Razorback linebacker was arrested Saturday (May 4) with alcohol-related charges. Cooper Lucas, 19, was charged with minor in possession of alcohol, public intoxication and fleeing police. Lucas had a $900 bond and was released from custody seven hours after being booked He is due in court Monday (May 6).
MOSCOW – Two Idaho football players have been charged with theft according to the University’s sport department.
Christian Elliss, son of Defensive Line Coach Luther Elliss and Dalton Cash attempted to steal over $100 in food from the Moscow Walmart last month.
“We make it very clear that the actions of our student-athletes reflect on more than just themselves and when those actions are not in line with our program’s expectations there will be consequences,” Petrino said in a statement from Idaho Athletics. “Christian and Dalton made a poor decision and they will both be suspended for the first game of the 2019 season.”
Both the linebackers will be in Latah County District Court for arraignment Wednesday morning.
ATHENS — Georgia linebackers Robert Beal and Brenton Cox were arrested on misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana on Tuesday. The pair was arrested by the UGA Police Department at 3:13 p.m. with less than one ounce of marijuana, according to the Athens-Clarke County jail booking recap report. The arrest takes place less than one week after Coach Kirby Smart said disciplinary issues that had cropped up earlier this spring would be “handled the right way.”
DURHAM — University of Connecticut football player Ian Swenson was arrested Friday in connection with an alleged assault that took place Jan. 26 at a University of New Hampshire fraternity. According to Deputy Chief Rene Kelley, the arrest was the result of a lengthy investigation regarding an incident at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity Jan. 26 between midnight and 1 a.m. Swenson’s arrest on a Class B felony charge of riot brings the total of those charged as a result of the charges to six.
DURHAM — Police have charged, Zachary Banks, a fourth University of New Hampshire football player with felony riot in the wake of a large brawl in January at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house.
Linebacker Zachary Banks, 20, of Westminster, Mass., was arrested Friday afternoon, police said. He was released on personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to be arraigned in Strafford County Superior Court on Feb. 28.
After police broke up the Jan. 26 fight, which had spilled from the house and caught the attention of patrol officer Emily Festa, police reviewed video surveillance of the incident. SAE has a number of cameras on the property.
The video shows about 15 people approached the back door in hooded sweatshirts, police said. When SAE President Dillon Murphy opened the door, the men pushed him onto the ground and entered the house, according to police.
Three people were seen striking Murphy, according to an affidavit.
Izaia Bullock, 22, a former Rutgers football player, was charged Tuesday with two counts of attempted murder, a first-degree crime, and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder, also a first-degree crime.
Kansas State linebacker DaQuan Patton was arrested for failure to appear in Manhattan on Sunday. The charge stemmed from an unpaid speeding ticket. Patton ranks second on the Wildcats’ defense with 49 tackles.
Demetreius Mayes, 18, is accused of raping an intoxicated person who police said he met at an off-campus party Saturday.
The victim described accepting a ride from Mayes and several other men after the party, and being taken to a room on campus by Mayes. The victim then detailed waking up later, undressed, while being penetrated by Mayes, according to an arrest affidavit.
When the victim stood up to leave, the victim said Mayes blocked the door, according to the affidavit.
“The UCF Police Department is committed to a thorough, professional investigation of all criminal incidents reported to us, and we’re dedicated to a culture of care that starts by believing the brave survivors who seek our assistance,” UCF Police Chief Carl Metzger said in a statement Wednesday. “This survivor’s well-being will continue to be a priority for our department and our university.”
Mayes is a freshman linebacker for the Knights. He played football for Miami Northwestern Senior High before committing to UCF in 2017.
LSU suspended linebacker Tyler Taylor after learning he was arrested in May for reportedly serving as the getaway driver in the burglary of a Georgia pawn shop, according to arrest documents obtained Wednesday by The Advocate.
LSU athletic officials confirmed they learned of Taylor’s case Wednesday and that he is suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules.
An incident report by the Cumming Police Department said that in the early morning of Jan. 8, three men and a juvenile broke into a pawn shop in Cumming, Georgia, stole several firearms and fled the scene in a vehicle driven by Taylor.
The report said a Cumming police officer obtained arrest warrants May 27 for Taylor, 19, for conspiracy to commit a crime, party to a crime and theft by receiving stolen property.
On May 31, Taylor was booked into a local jail, and nearly five hours later he posted bond for the total sum of $33,550, according to the booking report from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.
The three crimes for which Taylor was arrested are all classified as felonies. LSU athletes who are charged with felonies “will be immediately suspended from participation in intercollegiate athletics,” the LSU student-athlete handbook says.