Alex Bookser: Pitt football player facing charges after chase, crash

Alex Bookser The Fulmer CupAlex Bookser, a University of Pittsburgh football player is facing charges in connection with a police chase and crash this past weekend, court documents show.

Bookser was taken into custody early Sunday.
Police said the Panther was driving erratically through Oakland. According to a criminal complaint, he hit a parked car on Demple Street, then hit a moving car on Fresco Way. Next, he ran a stop sign and when officers tried to pull him over, his SUV kept going, police said.

Source: Alex Bookser: Pitt football player facing charges after chase, crash

Darta Lee, Zarrian Holcombe and HoJo Watkins charged with home invasion, armed robbery

Illinois The Fulmer CupIllinois football players Darta LeeZarrian Holcombe and Howard “HoJo” Watkins Jr. were arrested and booked in the Champaign County Jail on Wednesday morning on charges of home invasion and armed robbery.

Lee, 18, was booked at  6:27 a.m. Wednesday, and Holcombe, 19, was booked at 10:22 a.m. Both players are from Texas: Lee from Fresno, Texas, and Holcombe from Houston. Watkins, a true freshman, was booked at 10:58 a.m.

All are scheduled for an arraignment hearing 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Source: Darta Lee, Zarrian Holcombe and HoJo Watkins charged with home invasion, armed robbery – Illinois – Scout

Charlotte 49ers QB Kevin Olsen Arrested: Grand Jury Indicts on Rape, Assault Charges

Kevin Olsen The Fulmer CupThe rape case against UNC Charlotte quarterback Kevin Olsen will go before the grand jury on Monday.

The younger brother of Carolina Panther Greg Olsen, was charged in February for the suspected attack on a female in an off-campus apartment. The grand jury handed up indictments on three counts of second-degree rape, two counts of assault on a female and one count of second-degree sexual offense.

Prosecutors said the quarterback texted a woman and threatened to kill her. They said he raped her, punched her in the face and also threatened to kill himself, wrapping a phone charger around his neck.

The accuser called the police and was treated for injuries at a hospital. The report said she had bruises and scratches.

He has has been suspended from UNC-Charlotte athletics.

Source: Charlotte 49ers QB Kevin Olsen Arrested: Grand Jury Indicts on Rape, Assault Charges | WSOC-TV

Northwestern football player, Xavier Washington suspended from team after being charged with possession of a controlled substance

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Northwestern defensive end Xavier Washington has been suspended indefinitely from the football team after being arrested Sunday, a University spokesman said in a statement.

Washington was arrested in connection with possession of a controlled substance early Sunday morning near the intersection of Brown Avenue and Simpson Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said.

Source: The Daily Northwestern : Football player Xavier Washington suspended from team after being charged with possession of a controlled substance