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Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Posted on: May 4, 2009 11:01 am
Edited on: May 4, 2009 12:34 pm
 

John Wall, the nation's top-rated point guard who remains uncommitted, was been cited for breaking an entering by the Raleigh Police Department, WRAL out of Raleigh reported Monday morning.

The station reported that Wall was charged with misdemeanor breaking and entering in connection with an April 27 break-in at a home at 3924 Laurel Glen Drive in Raleigh. According to WRAL, an officer saw Wall leaving from the rear of the residence and was able to detain him. Two others were also charged -- one while walking along a nearby street, another when he returned to the residence.

How or if this will affect Wall's recruitment is unclear.

He is still publicly considering a number of schools -- among them Kentucky, Duke and Florida.
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Since: Jan 20, 2009
Posted on: May 4, 2009 3:17 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

[quote] I hope kensucky let's this diva go to north carolina[/quote]

It isn't up to kensucky. If UNC wants him all they have to do is ask. although now that shadycal is at the university of payforplay UK will be able to compete with the other elite schools once again for recruits.




Since: Mar 27, 2009
Posted on: May 4, 2009 2:59 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

You're an ideot.  what good would this do for the nations premier program. That's right  you duke loving non basketball fan. I say you are no true fan of the sport because you attack a kid. this is why I can't stand duke. I would love to hear you dog this cat if he signs w/duke.  I met coach K. in south Philly, this was just after THE game(if you were not a unc fan at the time-I can tell you are a front runner) and he was a true gentleman. I find it strange that the only guy at duke with any class was the coach. You guys down ther don't deserve the man. I can't wait to see the dukies in the tournament!!!!!!!



Since: Feb 8, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2009 2:51 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Parrish you plain out sucked on this one.
Get your facts straight, do 5 more minutes of work.
house was abandoned, no force entry, nothing stolen.
You make it sound like it's the worst kid in the world and he killed someone.
I broke in abandon places all the time in highschool, to find a place to hang, a girl maybe.
That didn't make me a bad kid, straight As and now i'm an RN.
wow the media is great

here's what it should have looked like,
Scout.com is a little smarter i guess

Raleigh, N.C. — Local high school basketball standout John Wall, one of the nation's top uncommitted college prospects, has been cited with breaking and entering, Raleigh police said Monday.

Wall, a 6-4 playmaker, averaged 21 points, seven rebounds and nine assists for Raleigh Word of God Christian Academy this past season. He is the No. 1-ranked point guard in the country by both Rivals.com and Scout.com.

Authorities said Wall, 18, was charged with misdemeanor breaking and entering in connection with an April 27 break-in at a home at 3924 Laurel Glen Drive in Raleigh.

An officer saw Wall leaving from the rear of the residence and was able to detain him, police said. Police said there was no forced entry at the residence and no indication that anything was taken from it.

Wall, the most highly recruited high school player in the country, is being pursued by a number of colleges, including North Carolina State University and Duke University.

University of Memphis, University of Miami, Baylor University, Kansas State University and University of Kentucky are also looking at Wall.

It's unclear how the citation could affect recruiting and Wall's decision. He is expected to narrow his list any day now. The signing period ends May 20.

Scout.com owner Dave Telep, who has followed Wall for more than three years, said that unless "something bigger" comes of the charge, he doesn't see it as an issue.

"I wouldn't jump to conclusions," he said. "It's a misdemeanor. It could be nothing more than a mistake," he said.

"I think John is a good kid. It doesn't feel right," Telep added.

Two other people were also charged in the April 27 crime. Bria Renea Draughn, 16, was detained while walking along a nearby street. Reginald Leonard Jackson II, 17, was detained when he returned to the residence, police said.




Since: Mar 29, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2009 2:38 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Actually zobmondo, it's not statuatory rape, at least not in most states. In Ohio for example, you have a 2 year gap until she's 18. So if she's 17, the oldest you can be is 19, and if she's 16, you can be 18, etc.



Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: May 4, 2009 2:35 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Yes....there are a lot of people who need money but do not break and enter.  This is assuming that his needing money was the reason for the alleged crime which I doubt.  (What are you going to take from a vacant house?)  This sounds like kids being kids.



Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2009 2:30 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Ok, let's give Wall the benefit of the doubt like you want and say he was there for sex like all teenage boys as you say "will do anything for tail".  Don't forget the John Wall is 18 and the girl was 16.  If that is the truth, Wall had better hope that all that they get him for is a misdemeanor breaking and entering because by law, that is statuatory rape.  I know he is just a teenager but if that story is true, he could be in for a lot of trouble.




Since: Oct 24, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2009 2:15 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Hmmm.....sounds a little fishy.  No pun intended.  Maybe the guy was just being a kid!  We've alll been there whether it was a closet, back seat.....or......vacant house!



Since: Oct 24, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2009 2:14 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Typical......don't make the kid responsible for his own actions.  Blame it one others around him, his community and his local school.  Give me a break..........hold the kid accountable for his own actions instead of babying him and blaming others, pull his scholorship offers and make him get a real job at the city dump to work off community service hours for breaking into a house instead of patting him on the back and telling him it will all be ok and it's not his fault.  Your right....it's not his fault, it's people like you that blame everyone but the culprit that is the problem!!



Since: Nov 3, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2009 1:50 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

So it's perfectly OK to just walk into a house that isn't yours?  Man, I gotta start doing that.



Since: Jan 23, 2009
Posted on: May 4, 2009 1:46 pm
 

Report: Wall charged with breaking and entering

Talk about bad timing.  I'm a big proponent of waiting until all the facts roll in - it's not fair to write a kid off because of one incident before we really know what happened.  But how can a coach not take something like this into account?  Looks like maybe he should've gone to the draft.


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