Monday, March 17, 2014

Four players arrested on charges of "theft by taking" day before Bulldog spring practice opens.

Among the things that Georgia head coach probably wouldn't want to happen the day before the start of Bulldog spring practice would have to be having four players arrested for Sadly that has happened. Defensive linemen James DeLoach and Johnathan Taylor, wide receiver Urban LeMay, and safety Trey Matthews were charged on Monday night with "theft by deception."

No further information about the crime allegedly committed by the four players has been released by either the Athens-Clark County Police dept. or the school. In Georgia, the crime of theft by deception is described om as occuring when the alledged perpetrator "obtains property by any deceitful means or artful practice with the intention of depriving the owner of the property."

UPDATE: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports via Twitter that the alleged victim of the case is the University of Georgia Athletic Association. 

(via The Athens Banner-Herald)

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