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4 University of Alabama Football Players Charged With Credit Card Fraud, Robbery

Four University of Alabama football players have been charged with credit card fraud and robbery, according to court records.players-arrested_20130212094636_320_240

Fox 10 TV reports that mugshots  “posted on  the Tuscaloosa Sheriff’s Department website show running back Brent Calloway was arrested Monday on a charge of fraudulent use of a credit card. Linebackers D.J. Pettway and Tyler Hayes were charged with second-degree robbery. Defensive back Eddie Williams was charged with both fraudulent use of a credit card and second-degree robbery.”

“Two UA students reported that they were approached by two individuals asking for a light before being struck in the head and their belongings taken,” according to the police.  University police say the robberies happened Monday at 12:35 a.m. and 1:20 a.m.

The report indicates that Williams was also charged Sunday with carrying a pistol without a license.

This is not Calloway’s first arrest. He was charged with possession of marijuana in October of 2011.

All of the players had been released from jail as of Tuesday morning. At the time of this report, none of the players had made any statements to the media.  The players were all a part of the University of Alabama’s backup team last year.

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4 comments

  1. For one to commit such foolish acts– one would have to be socialized to do so– that said– living in a society that glamorize and prides itself on robbing and stealing (land, cultures, monies,and lives) as a norm- their are those who are not as socially as stable as others who will subscribe to such inhuman behavior. I would venture to say they parents or parent aren’t proud of their acts.
    So please understand the ignorance of others who take the low road in life and blame the victims who commit such foolish crimes. Those particular folk chose to continue to live in a world of hate and name calling to justify their fore parents destruction of a people- that had to fight for survival- nevertheless for us to try to hold on to OUR SANITY.

  2. Whether they are getting paid or not, you don’t hit somebody in the head and rob them!!!! Please don’t. Make excuses for this crazy, criminal behavoir. Actually, had they been raised right, this would not have happened

  3. Young black males why if you are on the track of education utilize it to build a future.
    Really jail cells were made the moment you were born and society was determine you would behave with such ignorance. Just sick and tired of this nonsense as an African American woman I want to know when did getting a job or waiting for the best not be hipped.

  4. Please don’t respond to this fool. All races commit these atrocities, Emmitt Till, church burnings, attack dogs, lynchings, trail of tears, Hiroshima, Nagasaki etc the list goes on and on.

    Hate is a great burden, let him wallow in it.

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