USC Receiver Joseph Lewis Arrested, Held on $50000 Bail


USC receiver Joseph Lewis was arrested Monday on suspicion of corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. Lewis was arrested at 2 p.m. by the Los Angeles Police Southwest Division.

USC freshman receiver Joseph Lewis (1) runs downfield to cover a punt during a game against Western Michigan on Sept. 2. (Credit: Shotgun Spratling / Los Angeles Times)

USC freshman receiver Joseph Lewis (1) runs downfield to cover a punt during a game against Western Michigan on Sept. 2. (Credit: Shotgun Spratling / Los Angeles Times)

Lewis, 18, was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail at the 77th Street station jail.

“USC takes all reports of domestic abuse seriously and is cooperating fully with the law enforcement investigation,” school spokesman Tim Tessalone said in a statement. “While this student code of conduct issue is being investigated, the student has been suspended from all football-related activities. Student disciplinary records and student conduct proceedings are confidential at USC and protected by law.”

Last year as a freshman, Lewis played in 11 games, mostly on special teams. The former five-star recruit had four catches for 39 yards to go along with two tackles. Lewis starred locally at Los

... read more at: http://ktla.com/2018/02/13/usc-receiver-joseph-lewis-arrested-held-on-50000-bail/

Saints’ receiver Willie Snead in diversion program after DWI arrest


New Orleans Saints wide receiver Willie Snead was accepted to the Jefferson Parish district attorney’s office pre-trial diversion program following his June 11 DWI arrest in Kenner.

Snead was accepted to the program on June 26, according to Paul Purpura, spokesman for the district attorney. If Snead successfully completes the program, prosecutors will refuse the charges against him, according the district attorney’s office website.

Kenner police arrested Snead after his heavily-damaged Jeep Wrangler was found facing the wrong direction in the eastbound lanes of Joe Yenni Boulevard’s 1100 block about 6:34 a.m., authorities said.

Snead, who admitted drinking whiskey earlier in the evening, had a blood alcohol content of 0.125, over the 0.08-legal limit, according to Kenner police.

Authorities booked Snead with DWI and failing to maintain proper control of his vehicle. He was from the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna on a $2,150 bond that same morning, according to jail records.

The district attorney’s diversion program is open to first-time offenders or defendants accused of misdemeanors or non-violent felonies. It’s not clear how long Snead will be a part of the program, which includes drug screens, behavior education, group therapy and community volunteer services.

The district attorney’s office had not yet

... read more at: http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2017/09/saints_receiver_willie_snead_i.html

Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead facing shoplifting charges in Virginia


Before the Cowboys officially begin training camp with their first practice Monday, it looks like they’re going to have to deal with one final offseason distraction. 

That distraction comes in the form of wide receiver Lucky Whitehead, who was arrested in Virginia and charged with misdemeanor petty larceny on June 22, according to court records in Prince William County. Whitehead’s arrest actually flew under the radar until Monday, when TMZ broke the news that there was a warrant out for his arrest. 

According to court records, Whitehead was scheduled to make his first court appearance on July 6, but ended up being a no-show, which led to the warrant and a charge for failure to appear in court. 

The shoplifting charge that Whitehead is facing is for petty larceny, which means he’s being accused of stealing something that’s worth $200 or less. According to TMZ, Whitehead was arrested after allegedly stealing some stuff from a convenience store in a case that will probably give Cowboys fans flashbacks to Joseph Randall

Whitehead is going into the third season of a three-year, $1.585 million deal that he signed with the Cowboys before the 2015 season. 

With news of the arrest coming

... read more at: https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/cowboys-receiver-lucky-whitehead-facing-shoplifting-charges-in-virginia/

Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd arrested for DUI in Scottsdale Monday morning


SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd was arrested Monday morning in Scottsdale, according to the Scottsdale Police Department.

Police say Floyd was asleep at the wheel at the intersection of Camelback Road and Goldwater Boulevard with his vehicle running when he was located by police.

Police say Floyd was arrested for DUI and failure to obey a police officer.

Floyd was booked and released Monday morning. 

According to ESPN, Floyd was also arrested in 2011 while at Notre Dame for a DUI after running a stop sign at about 3 a.m. on campus.

He was also cited in 2010 for underage drinking in Minneapolis after police were called out to a fight.

During his weekly press conference Monday afternoon, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians addressed the Floyd situation before he was even asked about it.

“I’m gathering as much information as I can right now on what happened and what our options are going forward. I’ll probably have more information on that by Wednesday,” he said. “Right now it’s

... read more at: http://www.abc15.com/news/region-west-valley/glendale/cardinals-receiver-michael-floyd-arrested-for-dui-in-scottsdale-monday-morning