S. Carolina linebacker accused of burglary

Feb. 28, 2012 at 10:37 AM

COLOMBIA, S.C., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Police say University of South Carolina Gamecocks linebacker Angelo Watley was arrested on burglary and theft charges.

John "Angelo" Watley was charged Sunday with grand larceny, credit card theft and second-degree burglary, and was being held on a $50,000 bond.


He is accused of stealing more than $2,700 worth of goods, including cash, a laptop and an iPad, all of which were recovered, The (Columbia) State reported.

Watley, a freshman linebacker, was also arrested in Gwinnett County, Ga., in July on six charges of terrorist acts and threats. The school has suspended him from all athletic activities.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
WATCH: Umpire exits after hit in head with bat
Michael Jordan vetoed a Tracy McGrady for Scottie Pippen trade
WATCH: Irish soccer fans dent car roof, immediately fix it
Paulina Gretzky's dress upstages Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open win
Swedish soccer player removed from game for farting