December 24, 2013 Leave a comment
Name: Carl Walrath
Team: University of Virginia (College Lacrosse)
Charges: Assaulting a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication
University of Virginia midfielder Carl Walrath was arrested early Sunday (November 24, 2013) morning in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Walrath, 21, was arrested following a fight in which 8 to 10 people were involved. Police tried to break up the fight, but Walrath resisted. When police tried to arrest him, he punched one officer in the face and fled on foot. He was caught and arrested a couple of blocks away.
Walrath was later released on $2,500 bond.
UPDATE: Walrath pleaded guilty to assault and obstruction of justice on Friday (January 24, 2014). He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and must complete 50 hours of court-mandated community service. The disorderly conduct and public intoxication charges were dropped.
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