Alabama football players Brent Calloway, Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes and D.J. Pettway were arrested on Monday. Calloway was charged with fradulent use of a credit card. Hayes and Pettway were charged with second degree robbery. Eddie Williams was charged with both.
The players allegedly approached two students in separate incidents, hit them in the head and stole belongings. Here’s a description from the University of Alabama police department.
According to the department, two UA students reported that they were robbed by two men on campus.
Both said that they were approached by the men who asked to borrow a cigarette lighter, before striking them in the head, stealing their belongings and leaving in a dark-colored SUV, according to the UAPD.
The first victim said that the robbery took place at 12:35 a.m. in the 800 block of Campus Drive. The second student was robbed at 1:20 a.m. in the 200 block of Seventh Avenue.
Both students told police that one robber had a dark complexion, a slim build and was around 6 feet to six feet, two inches tall. He was wearing a black wind suit and a red, beanie-style hat and possibly had dreadlocks. The second suspect had a medium to dark complexion, a stocky build, was of average height and was wearing blue jeans and a rain coat.
According to the Tuscaloosa News, players then used a stolen credit card, to get snacks (yes, snacks) from a campus vending machine.
Players admitted to using credit card stolen in the robbery to buy snacks from vending machine at Bryant Hall @tuscaloosanews
— Stephanie Taylor (@TNews_Steph) February 12, 2013
Robbery works up an appetite? Nick Saban has mastered his roster management so well players are weeding themselves out of the program.
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