Husker running back Maurice Washington was cited by University of Nebraska police on Tuesday morning for possession of drug paraphernalia.
UNLPD said they were called to the University Suites, located at 1780 R Street, early Tuesday morning on a strong smell of marijuana.
The address where the citation took place is also the same address listed for Washington on court documents in another case.
UNLPD said it was Washington’s dorm room officers were called to.
Washington, 19, was cited with possession or use of drug paraphernalia after an officer found a pipe with marijuana residue, but no marijuana was found, police said.
The University of Nebraska Athletic Department released the following statement:
“We are aware of the situation and are addressing it.”
Washington is also currently facing charges out of California under the state’s revenge porn law, as well as possession of child pornography.
Washington is slated to be back in court in California on June 12.
TCU running back Sewo Olonilua was arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday in Huntsville, a Walker County Jail worker confirmed Wednesday night.
TCU acknowledged Olonilua’s arrest, saying in a statement: “We are aware of the matter and we are looking into it.”
Olonilua faces third-degree felony charges for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance weighing more than 1 gram and less than 4 grams. He has been released from jail, posting a $4,000 bond.
No court date has been set. If convicted, the charges can carry between two and 10 years in prison under Texas laws.
LSU running back Alphonso “Tae” Provens has been released on bond after being arrested on third degree rape charges, according to East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
Provens was placed in custody at 1:22 p.m. on Wednesday and booked into EBR Parish Prison before being released on a $15,000 listed bond.
The incident is alleged to have occurred on March 24 between 3-4:40 a.m. in Provens’ apartment at Nicholson Gateway on LSU’s campus.
The victim and another female went back to Provens apartment in Riverbend Hall after spending part of their night in Tigerland, according to the arrest report obtained by NOLA.com | The Times Picayune.
The victim said when she asked to use the restroom, Provens offered her to use the bathroom in his bedroom but then followed her into the room. The victims’ memory became hazy at that point and she “blacks out.”
The victim told police the next thing she remembers was Provens removing her shirt and the victim clutching her underwear as it was being removed. She then states Provens began to sexually assault her but stopped momentarily as the victim said, “No, no, no.”
The report states Provens continued the assault, but the victim was able to get up from under him and get dressed before leaving the room.
Maurice Washington, a running back for the University of Nebraska, faces criminal charges under California’s relatively new “revenge porn” law in connection to a video of a 15-year-old Bay Area teen allegedly being sexually assaulted, according to court records obtained by NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit.
San Jose native Maurice Washington III did not record the video and is not part of the alleged assault involving his ex-girlfriend, who is now 18, and two former classmates. But Washington is accused of keeping the video on his phone and sending it to the victim last March, along with the message, “Remember this hoe [sic].”
Washington, who dated the victim during his freshman year at The King’s Academy High School in Sunnyvale, is being charged under the “Revenge Porn” law because he’s accused of sending the video to inflict emotional damage on the victim. Because the victim was 15 when the video was recorded, he’s also being charged with posession of child pornography, a felony.
“I tried so hard to forget it, and then to have someone just throw it back in my face like that and taunt me with it was just so evil,” Taylor, the victim, told NBC Bay Area on the condition we not use her last name. “Maybe that’s the wrong word to use, but I felt like it was evil, like why would you ever want somebody to feel that pain that I felt that day?”
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – Ramon Jefferson, a University of Maine football player has been charged with domestic violence assault.
Bangor Police were called around 6 pm Wednesday for the report of a disturbance. According to a police record, 19-year-old Ramon Jefferson of Old Town had left the home before the victim called for help. Jefferson, who’s from New York, was arrested nearly two hours later by Old Town Police. He’s a sophomore at UMaine and a running back for the Black Bears. Jefferson, who’s also charged with criminal mischief, is free on bail. He’s due in court on March 4th.
Here is UMaine’s full statement:
“The University of Maine is confirming news reports that UMaine student Ramon Jefferson was arrested. Jefferson is alleged to have violated the student code of conduct and student-athlete code of conduct. UMaine’s Student Conduct Office in the Division of Student Life is conducting a thorough investigation and any interim disciplinary actions, such as suspension from the university, are being determined Thursday. Jefferson will not participate in athletic activities pending the outcome of the investigation.”UMaine does not comment on student conduct proceedings.
East Carolina’s depth on defense took another hit when freshman Dorian Hardy, a reserve end, along with running back Tay Williams were arrested for resisting a public officer this week. They will not be active for the game against Temple, a team spokesman confirmed Wednesday night, but were not dismissed from the team.
Hardy, who has played in two out of four games and has one tackle, was removed from the travel roster for this weekend. Williams has not played this year and was already not on the travel roster.
Head coach Scottie Montgomery said Tuesday that reserve defensive backs Tim Irvin (conduct detrimental to the team) and Keyshawn Canady (seeking transfer) were no longer with the Pirates.
Hardy, an Elizabeth, N.J., native, was a highly touted prospect and verbally committed to Penn State before his recruitment got sidetracked when he reportedly was involved in a fight at Paramus (N.J.) Catholic High School. He signed with the Pirates in February.
Texas Tech running back Da’Leon Ward, who’s been expected to regain a prominent role in the Red Raiders’ offense after a year off, was booked into Lubbock County Jail around mid-afternoon Tuesday.Ward is charged with theft of between $2,500 and $30,000, a state jail felony. The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office was the arresting agency listed on Ward’s booking sheet. A Tech spokesman said he was unaware of Ward’s arrest before A-J Media broke the news, and Tech is gathering information.
Linebacker Jahlani Tavai and running back Kaiwi Chung were arrested for third degree assault after they were involved in an altercation with a man who allegedly pushed a woman to the ground, according to law enforcement sources.
It happened at The District nightclub on Kona Street.
Tavai and Chung are believed to have been in the vicinity of the initial incident and subsequently went after the man. They were later arrested for the misdemeanor crime.
Tavai, a potential NFL Draft prospect, was named to the all-Mountain West second team last season after leading the Warriors with 124 tackles (66 solo, 58 assisted), ranking 10th in the nation.
As a junior, Tavai also led the ‘Bows in sacks (5.5) and tackles-for-loss (11.0).
Chung, who played 11 games for the Warriors last season, was expected to contribute on special teams and on offense this upcoming fall.
Neither player had been charged as of early Sunday afternoon.
Two Florida State football players are due in court next week after being cited for marijuana-related complaints late last month. Defensive back Kyle Meyers and running back Zaquandre White were spotted by the Tallahassee Police Department parking multiple times in a gravel lot after 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 31. Police approached their car and saw White smoking a marijuana cigarette, according to an incident report.