Monday, July 18, 2016

Florida RBs Tyree Cleveland And Rick Wells Arrested For Incident Involving A BB Gun.

Rick Wells (left) and Tyree Cleveland(right). Image via The Gainesville Sun.

Two Florida players were arrested over the weekend on charges reportedly related to shooting off a bb gun into a University of Florida dormitory.

Tyree Cleveland and Rick Wells, both Florida redshirt wide receivers, were arrested Friday night by University of Florida campus police after allegedly shooting at someone in a University of Florida dormitory with a bb gun.

Robbie Andreu of The Gainesville Sun has details of the incident.

"According to a University Police Department arrest report, Wells and Cleveland were firing a BB gun at someone in the Keys dorm on campus Friday night and shattered glass on a door and on two panels surrounding the door on the south side of the building.
Damage was estimated in excess of $1,000."

Alligator Army describes the charges that  Cleveland and Wells are facing as "firing a missile into a dwelling and criminal mischief resulting in property damage of $1,000 or more." The former charges are considered a second degree charges, punishable by up to fifteen years in prison. The criminal mischief charges are third degree, with a maximum punishment of five years in prison. 

Cleveland and Wells are described as being "childhood friends" by Andreu. Cleveland is described as being the no. 2 WR prospect in the nation for 2016 by The Gainesville Sun.

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