Athletes and the law thread

Monello

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Steep discounts in Dallas for Cowboys

This really makes you shake your head. I can't wait to hear the explanation. Sort of like the college player that forgot to pay for his crab legs and walked out of the store with them.

I bet DoWhat would have sprung for some undies to give to deserving cowboy.

Dallas Cowboys reserve running back Joseph Randle was arrested for shoplifting from a suburban mall Monday night.

Joseph Randle, who has a base salary of $495,000 in 2014, is accused of stealing underwear and cologne from a Dillard's in a suburban mall.

Randle was charged with a misdemeanor Class B theft of $50 to $500
Not a mug shot
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http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story/_/id/11699736/dallas-cowboys-rb-joseph-randle-arrested-shoplifting

Mug shot
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Blake Griffin charged with battery

What is it with athletes and nightclubs.

Clippers forward Blake Griffin said he is "confident" after being charged with one count of misdemeanor battery related to an incident in a Las Vegas nightclub last month.

According to the filing Wednesday in the Clark County District Attorney's office, Griffin "willfully and unlawfully used force or violence" on Oct. 19 on Daniel Schuman, squeezing Schuman's hand and shoulder and/or slapping him in the face.

According to reports at the time of the incident, Griffin was upset by camera flashes in his face and grabbed Schuman's phone.
http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/nba/story/_/id/11870539/blake-griffin-los-angeles-clippers-confident-misdemeanor-battery-charge
 

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http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/11976545/ryan-leaf-released-prison-montana

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Former quarterback Ryan Leaf has been released from a Montana prison.

Judy Beck, a spokeswoman for the Montana Department of Corrections, tells the Great Falls Tribune that Leaf was released Wednesday and now is being supervised by probation and parole officers in Great Falls.

The former San Diego Chargers and Washington State player has served more than two years in prison after breaking into a home near Great Falls in 2012 to steal prescription pills.

The Montana conviction violated his probation in Texas on 2008 charges of fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance. A Texas judge sentenced Leaf to five years but gave him credit for time served.

Texas authorities can still extradite Leaf if they choose.
 

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Army vet footballer charged with rape

Some practice squad guy is thanking his lucky stars.

Indianapolis Colts backup linebacker Josh McNary has been charged with felony rape.

McNary is listed as a second-string inside linebacker for the Colts, who play the New England Patriots on Sunday in the AFC championship game. He has 28 tackles -- mostly on special teams -- in 15 games this season.

The 6-foot, 251-pound player is in his second season. He played collegiate football at Army and served in the military from 2011 to 2013 before joining the Colts.
So long NFL career
 

Monello

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I fought the law but Lawson didn't win

I don't know how the NBA handles these issues. Now isn't a good time for any athlete to run afoul of the law.

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested in Denver early Friday on suspicion of drinking and driving.

Lawson was stopped at 1:19 a.m. Friday while traveling 61 mph in a 35 mph zone on Park Avenue West in Denver, according to a Denver police report.

The officer noted that Lawson's speech was slurred, his "breath had a strong odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage, balance was swaying/stumbling, eyes were bloodshot/watery."

Lawson refused to submit to a chemical test and was taken to the Downtown Detention Center

Shoulda called a limo


20 years ago
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Note: 1 of the players in the above photo is a spawn of a forum member. :shocking:
 
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Monello

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Update

1 of the accused is from Southern Maryland


Brandon Banks, 19, of Brandywine, Md
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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/final-ex-vanderbilt-player-turns-himself-cops
2 others awaiting trial

Vanderbilt rape trial: Two American football players face decades in prison after guilty verdict
Brandon Vandenburg, 21, and Cory Batey, 21, were found guilty of raping an unconscious student in a dorm room at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 2013.

The rape took place in Vandenburg’s on-campus dorm room. The victim was unconscious at the time.
 

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D'qwell going to D'jail

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D'Qwell Jackson's offseason is off to a bad start.

The Indianapolis Colts linebacker was arrested and charged with simple assault -- a misdemeanor -- on Tuesday night, according to Metropolitan Police of the District of Columbia.

A police report obtained Wednesday by NFL Media reveals that Jackson was arrested after an argument with a driver over a parking space. The driver told authorities that Jackson punched him in the left side of the face and in the back of the head during the dispute
 

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College football player shoots shemale friend

The misnamed Champion caps the appropriately named Underwood.

Texas College FBall Player Murders GF After Finding Out She’s a Man

Carlton Ray Champion, a football player at Texas College, has been arrested in conjunction with the murder of a trans woman, Ty Underwood, whom he was apparently dating.
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Surprise, surprise
 

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Basketballer dismissed from team & charged with rape, sodomy

I'm beginning to believe that college athletes should come with warning labels. I don't recall there ever being so many rape allegations against athletes. It could be the availability of electronic media. Or just that they are behaving badly and women aren't playing victim anymore.

Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. Pitino said, ''I feel awful for the young man. There's certain rules where you can work with people, and other rules where you've got to move on. Unfortunately, we've got to move on. They're like your children. You don't like to see anybody be hurt. But there's also accountability and doing the right things. He didn't. Now, he's got to get his life together, get on with life. There's no way he's coming back. It's over.''
CJ just wanted a BJ
 
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