Florida LB Antonio Morrison reportedly arrested for barking at police dog

Antonio-Morrison-mug-shotFlorida linebacker Antonio Morrison was arrested early Sunday morning for one of the dumbest reasons you may ever hear in your life. The sophomore was reportedly booked at around 4:15 a.m for resisting arrest and — here’s the kicker — harassing a police animal.

According to GatorCountry.com’s Nick de la Torre, police responded to an unrelated incident at a club when Morrison allegedly began barking at police dogs, which resulted in them barking back. The act of stupidity reportedly annoyed an officer who decided to arrest Morrison.

As Deadspin pointed out, Morrison was arrested under Florida statute 843.19.4. Here’s what that entails:

(4) Any person who intentionally or knowingly maliciously harasses, teases, interferes with, or attempts to interfere with a police dog, fire dog, SAR dog, or police horse while the animal is in the performance of its duties commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

Morrison was also arrested in June for an incident at a nightclub, so staying out of trouble hasn’t exactly been his thing. The only thing more embarrassing than being arrested twice in one summer is having one of those arrests come because you were barking at an animal. You couldn’t write a funnier script than that.

UPDATE: Per Bruce Feldman of of CBS Sports, Florida head coach Will Muschamp has announced that Morrison has been suspended and will miss at least the first two games of the season.

Former Florida LB Monty Grow arrested after leaving 3-year-old in car while he hits the strip club

Monty-Grow-mug-shotFormer Florida linebacker Monty Grow has found himself in trouble with the law in one of the most embarrassing ways imaginable. We have heard of irresponsible parenting before, but the stunt Grow pulled over the weekend redefines the idiotic chaperone game.

Grow, 41, was arrested for child abuse on Sunday after he left his 3-year-old child in the car alone and went into a strip club. According to WTSP in Tampa, police said the child’s grandparents were already there and had removed her from the car by the time they got there. Deputies say Grow admitted to leaving the girl in the car unattended.

Grow had reportedly driven his vehicle to the Diamond Dolls strip club at approximately 9:48 p.m. on Sunday night, parked his car, left his child there and went inside. You can’t make this stuff up, nor would we want to. Fortunately, his daughter was not injured.

And the award for Father of the Year goes to…

Grow played at the University of Florida from 1989-1993. He was suspended for a season in 1991 after testing positive for steroids. The juicing must have fried his brain, because anyone who would leave their 3-year-old in the car to go to the strip club is not fit to be a parent.

H/T The Big Lead

Chad Gaudin was reportedly arrested for groping a woman on a hospital gurney

Chad-Gaudin-GiantsSome guys just can’t handle Vegas.

San Francisco Giants reliever Chad Gaudin was arrested back in January in Las Vegas, but the story of his arrest somehow slipped through the cracks until now. The Las Vegas Review-Journal shared the details of the arrest with us on Wednesday, and they are sure to leave you scratching your head.

According to police, Gaudin was intoxicated at about 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 27 when he approached a woman who was lying on a gurney in the emergency room lobby at Desert Springs Hospital. The 30-year-old pitcher allegedly told the woman “she was gorgeous” and touched her face and breast. He was arrested and charged with open and gross lewdness.

A witness who allegedly saw the exchange said he or she heard Gaudin say, “I will take care of you, don’t worry about them,” before touching the patient’s face, leg and breast. A paramedic also witnessed the incident and told Gaudin to leave her alone, but he refused. Hospital security then held him down until police arrived.

The arresting officer wrote in his report that Gaudin was “still yelling and using profanity” when he arrived on the scene.

“I asked Gaudin several times how he ended up at the hospital and each time he told me that he didn’t know,” the officer wrote. “Gaudin appeared to be intoxicated. He had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, trouble standing still, obeying commands, an odor of alcoholic beverages and couldn’t repeat his house number, where he lives, the same way twice in a row.”

What the? We have all heard of people acting crazy and getting themselves into trouble in Vegas, but who gropes someone who is in a hospital awaiting treatment? It takes a particular type of person to do something like that — wasted or not.

UPDATE: Gaudin’s attorney Dominic Gentile has provided an interesting excuse for his client’s antics. Via the San Francisco Chronicle’s John Shea:

“On January 27, 2013, Chad Gaudin was examined in the emergency room of a local hospital while experiencing symptoms believed to be related to acute renal failure due to a condition known as rhabdomyolysis. The symptoms included confusion, dehydration and loss of orientation and/or consciousness. Although he has been accused of improperly touching another hospital patient while on the premises that night, there are differing and exonerating versions of what occurred that have been reported by eye witnesses. Mr. Gaudin denies any unlawful conduct and has been cooperating with the authorities. I am confident that this matter will be resolved in his favor and because it is pending in court there will be no further comment.”

H/T Deadspin

Anna Benson looks terrible in mug shot following gun arrest

Anna Benson mug shot

As far as WAGs go, Anna Benson appears to be past her prime. Not only does it look like she’s lost her fastball, but she also has gone completely bonkers.

The ex-wife of former New York Mets pitcher Kris Benson was arrested Monday and booked on four counts, including two felony charges, for allegedly running up into her ex’s house carrying a gun and metal baton. She also reportedly was strapped with a bulletproof vest at the time of her intrusion.

The Bensons filed for divorce last year and Anna was recently ordered to vacate their marital home. She allegedly went to Kris’ home on Sunday night to get some money from him, and she was toting the gun and baton.

According to TMZ, Anna has been charged with two counts of felony aggravated assault with a weapon, one count of criminal trespass, and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Benson is one of the most well known baseball WAGs of all time. She was a cast member on VH1’s Baseball Wives and notoriously swung a dildo at Chuck Knoblauch’s then wife Cheri. She also gained notoriety in New York when she said she would sleep with the entire Mets team if she ever caught her husband cheating on her. Incidentally, Kris filed for divorce last year after Anna caught him cheating. We’re still waiting for her to sleep with all the Mets, but something tells us the players might not be too interested.

In case you forgot, here’s what Benson looked like in her youthful modeling days:

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Josh Brent tests positive for marijuana while awaiting manslaughter trial

Josh BrentDallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent tested positive for marijuana following a court hearing last month, the Associated Press reports. Brent, you will recall, killed his teammate Jerry Brown after crashing his car on Dec. 8 while allegedly driving drunk.

The positive test for marijuana came up because prosecutors were attempting to get Brent’s bond revoked due to problems with alcohol monitoring. Though the judge declined the motion, he did order a urine test after the May 24 hearing, which Brent failed.

“Given the defendant’s prior alcohol-related contacts and the severity of the charge in this case, it is the State’s belief that the defendant continues to pose a threat to the community,” prosecutors said in the motion.

[Related: Cowboys reportedly were partying at club before fatal car crash]

Brent is facing up to 20 years in prison if convicted of intoxicated manslaughter.

So the obvious thing to ask here is how dumb can Brent be? He’s already in enough trouble as is and now he goes out and tests positive for weed? But it’s not so simple to just question his lack of intelligence.

First off, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a man with poor enough judgment to drive while extremely drunk would also smoke weed while awaiting trial. People who make bad decisions just make bad decisions. Also, he must be pretty stressed out knowing that he’s facing 20 years in jail. Smoking weed in response seems logical for a guy like that. I’m with the prosecutors in thinking he should have his bond revoked, though I know that will never happen.

Titus Young arrested for third time in a week, fought with police

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Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was arrested for the third time in less than a week, this time for fighting with police after allegedly being caught breaking into a home.

According to Josh Katzenstein of The Detroit News, Young was arrested around 11:30 p.m. Friday night for allegedly breaking into a home in San Clemente, Calif. Young allegedly fled the house on foot after police arrived and then fought with them after a brief pursuit.

Young was charged with assaulting a police officer, burglary, and resisting arrest. Katzenstein says the former Lions second-round pick was still in custody as of Sunday afternoon with bail set at $75,000.

I’ll spare you from recapping all the details about what a numbskull Young is, but just remember he was arrested twice in a 15-hour span last week. The first time was for suspicion of DUI, while the second was for trying to steal his impounded car out of the lot. He looks significantly angrier in this mug shot compared to his last two.

Titus Young arrested twice in 15 hours, has great mug shot

Titus Young mug shot

Titus Young found out that setting records in the NFL is not easy, so he decided to try making history off the field. The former Detroit Lions wide receiver was arrested twice in less than a 15-hour span on Sunday, a Riverside, Calif., public information officer told Larry Brown Sports.

Young was arrested around 12:01 a.m. Sunday morning by a Moreno Valley Police Department officer who was conducting a traffic stop. The officer says he was waiting in a left turn lane getting ready to turn when a black Mustang came up from behind and passed him on his left. The Mustang, which was being drive by Young, went against oncoming traffic before turning left.

The officer conducted a traffic stop and arrested Young on suspicion of DUI. The former Lion was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center and was cited and released after signing a promise to appear in court.

Then, later that day, Young was arrested again.

Young was arrested a second time around 2:22 p.m. for climbing over the fence of the towing company to try retrieving his car. He was arrested for burglary.

The DUI is a misdemeanor and the burglary charge is a felony.

Young was a second-round pick of the Lions in 2011, but he was released by the team after the season. The St. Louis Rams picked him up off waivers but released him nine days later. Young is currently a free agent.

Young was sent home from the Lions’ organized team activities last year after punching a teammate. He headbutted an opponent in Week 1, was sent home for the Thanksgiving game for sabotaging his team in the week before by intentionally lining up in the wrong spot.

We’re guessing Young’s days in the NFL are over.

Details of Young’s arrests were first reported by the Oakland Press.

Since he had two booking photos, we have posted the mug shots below for you to compare. The DUI one is on the left, while the burglary one is on the right:

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