Name: Turner Ellis
Team: Upper Iowa University (College Football)
Charges: Assault on Persons in Certain Occupations Bodily Injury, Public Intoxication, Interference With Official Acts
Upper Iowa University linebacker Turner Ellis was arrested early Sunday (July 8, 2018) morning in Iowa City, Iowa.
According to the Iowa City Press-Citizen, police responded to another incident in the area around 1:30 a.m. when they found Ellis standing over a man knocked out on the ground. When police made contact with Ellis, he took off and led police on a chase. When police finally caught him and tried to take him into custody he allegedly pushed an officer to the ground. Ellis had a blood alcohol level of .142.
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