Name: Tyron Boswell
Team: University of Rhode Island (College Basketball)
Charges: Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest
University of Rhode Island assistant coach Tyron Boswell was arrested on Thursday (September 14, 2017) in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.
According to the Providence Journal, Boswell was arrested at a concert at the Ryan Center following an alleged incident in which members of the men’s basketball team were reportedly involved. Police responded to a reported fight in a men’s bathroom at the concert. Boswell allegedly yelled at and struggled with police who were trying to break up the disturbance.
Boswell, 37, was placed on administrative leave following this incident.
UPDATE: Boswell pleaded no contest on Thursday (October 12, 2017) to a charge of disorderly conduct. A charge of resisting arrest was dismissed.
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