Tag:Jimmy Williamson
Posted on: January 21, 2012 6:25 pm
Edited on: February 15, 2012 4:38 pm

Georgia CB Commings arrested on battery charges

Posted by Jerry Hinnen

Georgia starting cornerback Sanders Commings has been released from jail after being arrested overnight on charges of domestic violence/simple battery and booked Saturday morning

“I’m aware of the situation and in the process of gathering necessary information,” Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt said in a statement released by the university. “However, any time a student-athlete is arrested it is a matter of serious concern.” 

University police chief Jimmy Williamson told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that officers had been "flagged down" by a group of five people in downtown Athens shortly after 1 a.m., a group that included the alleged female victim and four witnesses. Per the group's testimony, the victim and Commings -- who Williamson indicated have been "cohabitating in some way" -- had been involved in some kind of verbal exchange when Commings struck her in the face. The witnesses broke up the altercation and Commings then left the scene.

A warrant was issued for Commings' arrest and he was later taken into custody at his apartment. He was freed Saturday afternoon on $1,000 bond. Williamson indicated the complete public police report would not be available until Monday morning.

A rising senior, Commings started all 14 games this season for a Bulldog pass defense that finished the year 10th overall and fourth in opponent's passing efficiency rating. Commings led the team with 12 passes broken up. Assuming the arrest does not affect his return for 2012, he will be one of 10 returning starters on a Bulldog defense that will be -- easily -- the most experienced in the SEC.

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Posted on: April 19, 2011 1:33 pm

Twitter busted Georgia high school thieves

Posted by Tom Fornelli

Last week it was reported that somebody had stolen items that belonged to Georgia players from the football team's locker room. Things like iPods and iPhones, and other expensive stuff that we all need to have to get through the day to help us keep our mind off of doing other things like our jobs. Well, yesterday we found out that the thieves were a couple of area high schoolers who had been visiting the school in Carver Columbus High's Deion Bonner, Marquis Hawkins and another unnamed recruit.

After the arrests were made, Georgia's police chief Jimmy Williamson told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Facebook was "a big help" in finding the perpetrators. Well, Williamson lied. Or, at least, he got his social networking sites confused. I present to you these screenshots of the Twitter page belonging to Bonner.

Now, being fluent in Twitter/text speak -- I got my doctorate from Oxford -- I can tell you that Bonner's tweets say he wants to sell these iPods, LAUGH OUT LOUD there's nothing wrong with the two he now possesses, and that he doesn't know, it has 8 gigabytes of memory.

Of course, it doesn't take a doctorate from Oxford to know that if you were recently in a locker room that had stuff stolen from it, which makes you a suspect, don't go trying to sell the stuff on Twitter. No, that only takes common sense. Not that you should be stealing stuff in the first place, but if you're going to, don't be an idiot about it.

The more you know, kids. The more you know.

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