LOGAN — Police have arrested two more Utah State football players in connection with a string of burglaries late last year.
Kevin Meitzenheimer and Dayshawn Littleton were booked into the Cache County Jail Monday afternoon. Both 19-year-old men are suspected of witness tampering and obstructing justice. Meitzenheimer is also suspected of aggravated assault and failing to give his name to officers.
Georgia running back Elijah Holyfield was arrested early Monday morning on charges of possession of marijuana (less than an ouce) and possession of marijuana-related objects according to the Athens Clarke-County jail logs. Both charges are classified as misdemeanors.
The sophomore from Atlanta was booked into the jail around 3:19 a.m. and was released on bond a short time later at 4:08 a.m.
UL football coach Mark Hudspeth and athletic director Bryan Maggard both apologized Wednesday for 13 football players at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette who were charged with criminal conspiracy to commit felony theft, as new details emerged in the case:
- Among the items allegedly stolen from another student’s Huger Hall dorm room, according to a property list report obtained from the ULPD, were: One Xbox game system, the Xbox games “Grand Theft Auto V” and “Metal Gear,” an LG-brand TV, a gold chain, an Aeropostale-brand watch, three pairs of Jordan shoes, two pairs of Adidas shoes, a Nike backpack, four pairs of boxers, eight-and-a-half pairs of socks, three coats, three dollar bills, a Ragin’ Cajuns hat, one ski cap, one pair of jeans, one belt, a training speed ladder, a toenail clipper and one bottle of hair lotion.
Warrants for felony aggravated assault have been issued for Morris Joseph, 18, Rufus Joseph, 18, Deionte Thompson, 20 and Daletredricc Wolfford, 21, according to Major Douglas Hudson of the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.
Morris Joseph and Rufus Joseph played for West-Orange-Stark this past year and Thompson played for the school through 2014.
Thompson is currently a red shirt freshman on the University of Alabama football team according to the team’s online roster.
Two MTSU students were arrested Thursday at approximately 7:30 p.m. for evading and resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a schedule VI narcotic at Raiders Ridge Apartments in Murfreesboro.
An officer was conducting a courtesy room check at the apartment complex and spotted the two students, Jaidarius Temple and Justin Akins, both age 21, sitting in a red Toyota Camry. Akins was sitting in the passenger seat when he placed a large clear bag filled with a green substance into his pants. When the officer went to speak with the two students, Temple sped away in an attempt to exit the complex but was blocked by two other officers in the parking lot.
Oklahoma Sooners cornerback Parrish Cobb has been arrested for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night in Norman, Oklahoma.
According to an incident report released by the Norman Police Department, “The victim stated that two black males entered his apartment and pointed semi-automatic handguns at him and his roommate.”Cobb was later identified as one of two suspects who “stole cash and drugs from the residence before leaving on foot.”
Claiborne County Sheriff Frank Davis said more than 21 affidavits had been filed in connection with the incident. Out of those affidavits, 11 students had been arrested.
The charges range from simple assault to malicious mischief.
Sheriff Davis said school officials have been cooperating with the investigation. He said the football coach told the students to meet him and that’s when the 11 players were taken into custody.