Two Georgia players arrested, charged after alleged bar fight

first_imgStevenson was released on a $1,000 bail early Sunday morning, while Simmons was cited at the hospital.According to the police report, the fight started inside and ignited a “chaotic scene” that caused bystanders to clog the sidewalk and area surrounding the bar. “After restoring order, ACCPD interviewed witnesses who identified Simmons and Stevenson as the subjects allegedly fighting with bar staff,” the statement said. “The Cloud Bar did not press charges against Simmons and Stevenson.”Simmons started in six games and had nine catches for 138 yards with two touchdowns last season. With the departures of Mecole Hardman, Riley Ridley and Terry Godwin, he was expected to take over a starting position in 2019.Stevenson, who was an early enrollee this year, was ranked the No. 2 cornerback and 37th overall by 247Sports. The altercation turned physical, and Simmons was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. Once the pair were identified, they were arrested and charged.”Both were charged with disorderly conduct,” Athens-Clarke County Police public information officer Geoffrey Gilland said, via ESPN. “Both were transported to the jail. When they arrived at the jail, Simmons complained about an injury. The jail will not process someone if they are injured. Our officer transported Simmons to a local hospital. After he was treated, he received a citation for disorderly conduct.” Related News Georgia Tech defensive tackle Brandon Adams dies at 21 Two Georgia players were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after an alleged fight at an Athens, Ga., bar.According to Athens-Clarke County police, senior receiver Tyler Simmons and freshman cornerback Tyrique Stevenson were charged early Sunday morning after employees of Cloud Bar told police the pair were fighting with them.last_img

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